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February 2005

Hot Pottery

Paying tribute to sculptor Franz Anton Bustelli’s contribution to the worldwide popularity of the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory, the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum is exhibiting a selection of his works until March 13. “Franz Anton Bustelli: Nymphenburger Porzellanfiguren des Rokoko” is being shown Tues.–Sun. 10 am–5 pm, Thurs. until 8 pm, at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Prinzregentenstrasse 3, Tel. 211 24 01. It is closed on February 8. For more details visit Visitors can find out about the history of white gold production and, in a workshop on February 6 at 11 am, children aged six and older can try their hand at cup painting. This costs € 60 for 75 minutes. A free explanation of the painting process is offered on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 12–13 from 11 am to 4 pm. See also the “Landmark” article on page 13 for additional information about Nymphenburg porcelain. <<<

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