Navigate left
Back to Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at MEISSEN at Bellevue Arts Museum

About

Statement

Using the Garden of Eden as her metaphor, Chris Antemann created a contemporary celebration of the 18th-century banqueting craze. Inspired by Meissen’s great historical model of Johann Joachim Kändler’s monumental Love Temple (1750), Antemann created her own 5-foot work.

Press Release

In 2012, Oregon-based sculptor Chris Antemann was invited to participate in the Art Studio program of the legendary MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory. During the program she collaborated with the MEISSEN master artisans on unique pieces and a series of limited editions of her sculptures, resulting in a grand installation that reinvents and invigorates the great porcelain figurative tradition.

Using …

In 2012, Oregon-based sculptor Chris Antemann was invited to participate in the Art Studio program of the legendary MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory. During the program she collaborated with the MEISSEN master artisans on unique pieces and a series of limited editions of her sculptures, resulting in a grand installation that reinvents and invigorates the great porcelain figurative tradition.

Using the Garden of Eden as her metaphor, the artist created a contemporary celebration of the 18th-century banqueting craze. Inspired by MEISSEN's great historical model of Johann Joachim Kändler's …

Institution

Location

510 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, Washington, US