A Fun Exhibition Brings the Bayeux Tapestry to a New Dimension | EUROtoday

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See the Bayeux tapestry like by no means earlier than as Maison PIXI makes an attempt to characterize the embroidered murals in a sequence of painted metallic collectible figurines, a challenge which is dropped at gentle in a model new, year-long exhibition in Normandy.

Maison PIXI, recognized for its hand-painted metallic collectible figurines, following within the custom of lead troopers and impressed by world of comedian strips, took on the problem to characterize the whole thing of the Bayeux Tapestry in PIXI collectible figurines. The challenge goals to characterize the well-known, medieval embroidery in a three-dimensional means and examine its patterns and colours beneath a special approach.

From May 18 2024 to May 18 2025, the TaPIXIe exhibition in Bayeux will supply an immersive tour by the historical past and universe of PIXI and can allow the general public to view the primary ten meters of this unprecedented achievement. The total challenge needs to be accomplished in 2027, in time to have fun the millennium of the start of William of Normandy.

The Bayeux Tapestry is a masterpiece of medieval artwork which supplies us a priceless view over the occasions which result in the 1066 Channel crossing and the ascent to the throne of England by the Duke William of Normandy. Nearly a thousand years after its creation, it stays a supply of inspiration for a lot of artists.

“As we work towards a redesign of tea museum to protect and promote the Bayeux Tapestry, Philippe-Antoine Guénardaccompanied by his shut collaborators of Maison PIXI, got here to satisfy us as neighboursto recommend that we be part of forces with one another main challenge: that of transcribing the Bayeux Tapestry in its entirety into metallic collectible figurines. HASnot bold guess that City of Bayeux wished to enthusiastically assist and the museum's groups actively take part inot,” feedback Loïc Jamin, deputy mayor in charge of museums, tourism, attractiontivity and legacy promotion in Bayeux.

A Fun Exhibition Brings the Bayeux Tapestry to a New Dimension