Upcoming Exhibition: Cutlery from the collection Georges Holper

Exhibition OPENING: 14.12.2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Exhibition OPENING:
14.12.2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Duration of the exhibition:
14.12.2017 - 23.12.2017

From 14.12.2017 to 23.12.2017 gallery Rauminhalt_Harald Bichler gives for the first time insights into the extensive collection of cutlery from the collection of Georges Holper. The collection focuses on extraordinary designs by renowned designers of the second half of the 20th century.

Eating utensils and their cultivation in form of cutlery are inextricably linked to developments in human civilization. Their functionality and aesthetics have adapted over the centuries to the respective cultural nature. This is why their manifestations are characterized by a particular diversity. Therefore, it is no surprise that renowned designers have repeatedly dealt with this object group and their cutlery designs have become images of the respective contemporary ideas of forms. Characteristic materials of the modern age, such as plastic and stainless steel, replaced the traditional silver cutlery in their Designs.

The Holper collection focuses precisely on these extraordinary cutlery designs and brings together works from the second half of the 20th century by designers from Italy, Austria, Germany and the Scandinavian countries. The most notable designers among them are Carl Auböck, Helmut Alder, Gio Ponti, Joe Colombo, Achille Castiglioni and Ettore Sottsass.