The Beaux-Arts de Paris and the Cité de la Ceramique - Sèvres et Limoges sign a two-year partnership in order to develop a dialogue around ceramic arts and to support students and young artists of the Beaux-Arts de Paris. This partnership will promote the dissemination of works and the transmission of excellent know-how.
Historic places of training, creation, exhibitions and conservation, the two establishments share the desire to guarantee the widest dissemination of knowledge on ceramic art. They ensure the preservation of ancient gestures and techniques which are today exceptional and privileged tools of contemporary artistic expression. They project themselves into the future by opening themselves to innovation,
artistic challenges that enrich skills. The partnership will be based on an exchange program between the ceramic workshop of the Beaux-Arts de Paris and the Cité de la Ceramique - Sèvres and Limoges which will include visits, interventions, or master classes, and by the implementation place of calls for projects for students and graduates of the Beaux-Arts de Paris.
“This prospect of collaboration and transmission of know-how between artists and craftsmen from the Cité de la Ceramique - Sèvres and Limoges is an exceptional opportunity for young artists from the Beaux-Arts of Paris. It will undoubtedly enrich their practice in the long term and consolidate their professional career."
“I am delighted with this partnership centered on the transmission of know-how and creation. Together with the Beaux-Arts de Paris, we share the desire to bring together the talents of our artists, craftsmen and students around a project of international influence which begins on the occasion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games."
A first collaboration will take place during the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to create new trophies for French gold medalists.