The 2000 Collecting the 20th Century Symposium

The Lectures

Friday March 24, 2000
at Waddington's Auctioneers

Collecting Ceramics: Personal Experiences of Richard Dennis - 7 pm
Internationally respected English Author, publisher, collector, dealer and entrepreneur, Richard Dennis presents an entertaining and richly illustrated slide talk on his collecting adventures - Parian, Martin Brothers, Doulton, Moorcroft, Poole and many others.

Saturday March 25, 2000 an the Royal Ontario Museum
Tableware Versus Giftware:
A matter of Survival
Richard Dennis gives a fascinating illustrated account of the struggles - won, drawn and lost - faced by English potters of the 20th century: Midwinter, Denby, Poole, Wedgwood, Doulton, Moorcroft and others.

Innovation in Scandinavian Glass 
Swedish author and collector, André Laszlo shows examples of the highly collectible Graal glass from Orrefors and Flygsfors studios.

Susie Cooper
John Howarth, professional photographer and long-time Susie Cooper collector, will show dozens of slides illustrating the seven-decade-long evolution of Miss Cooper's design genius.

Collecting Post-War Canadian Design
Smart collectors are snapping up design icons in plastic, aluminum and moulded plywood. Design Exchange curator, Rachel Gotlieb identifies Canadian hot collectibles of the modernist and pop eras and gives tips on where to find them.


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