Thursday, June 28, 2018

Georg Jensen: Scandinavian Design for Living at the Art Institute of Chicago

"...silver has this wonderful shine like moonlight ... a light taken straight from a Danish summer's night. When covered by dew, silver can look like magical mist." - Georg Jensen

This summer, all that glitters is silver at the Art Institute of Chicago.

In 1904, Danish silversmith Georg Jensen founded his eponymous company, the continual evolution of which has helped define Scandinavian design. An exemplar of quality craftsmanship and timeless aesthetics, the brand had come to be known globally for its disciplined integration of form and function. Join us in celebrating the icon in the first major museum presentation of Jensen silver tableware to underscore the company's salient contribution the language of modern design and interiors.

In addition, you can find your very own piece from our assortment curated exclusively for the exhibition.  Visit the Museum Shop in store or online to grab the catalog or select your beautiful, functional object today.

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Proceeds from all purchases support the Art Institute of Chicago's many programs.

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