50 years Institut G-D arts and letters
50 years Institut G-D arts and letters
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The Arts and Letters section of the Institut Grand-Ducal was formed in 1962 on the initiative of then Minister of Arts and Sciences, Pierre Grégoire.
The goal of the section is to cultivate arts and letters and to encourage all other artistic and cultural activities. The number of active members is limited to thirty-nine.

The section is divided into six sub-sections:

  1. French literature,
  2. German literature,
  3. Luxembourg literature,
  4. Music,
  5. Theatre,
  6. Dance,
  7. Cinema and Media,
  8. Fine Arts and Architecture.

To be admitted as an active member of the Arts & Letters section, one must be nominated by at least two active members. The membership application is submitted to a vote at a meeting of active members. To be elected, the candidate must receive two-thirds of the votes cast.

The artist

Pit Nicolas has been a member of the Académie Internationale de la Céramique in Geneva since 1977. He was born on 17 April 1939 in Luxembourg.

After studying in Nancy, Paris and Vienna, he became a professor of art education at the Athénée de Luxembourg in 1969. At the same time he taught at the Institut Supérieur d'Etudes et de Recherches Pédagogiques in Walferdange.

In 1995 and 1996, he was artistic advisor at the Symposium International de Sculpture au Parc Naturel de la Haute-Sûre in Bilsdorf.

Sculpture: Pit Nicolas (L)
Printing: High-resolution offset by bpost Stamps Factory, Malines (B)
Format: 27.66 x 40.20 mm, 10 stamps per sheet.
  • 2012
  • Arts and Literature
  • Per unit

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