Thomas Chippendale, 1718-1779: A Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design
9 February - 9 June 2018, Leeds City Museum, LS2 8BH
The exhibition explores Thomas Chippendale’s life and work in five major themes: his family origins, training, career and the publication of the ground-breaking Director; his furniture in the Rococo, Gothic, Chinese and neo-Classical styles; the management of his commissions, including relations with clients; his workshops, including manufacturing and decorative techniques; and his legacy from the 18th century to the present day.
To accompany the exhibition two publications are being produced: a lavishly illustrated catalogue and 58 page exhbtion booklet. A pre publication offer for the catalogue is currently available.
Entry to the exhibition is free. It is open Tuesdays to Fridays 10.00-17.00, Saturdays and Sundays 11.00 to 17.00. Mondays closed, except bank holidays.
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