Month: January 2015

Kiss the Rings, Bitch

Shaking hands to say hello or to thank, waving good-bye, clapping hands to approve, holding hands to express affection, moving fingers to mock or insult or mimic, joining hands to pray, raising hands up to indicate surrender, kissing hands to pay homage to a superior authority or person, or just to please somebody in a …

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Myra Mimlitsch-Gray

Master Metalsmith: Myra Mimlitsch-Gray September 12–November 30, 2014 National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA The text running down the side of the exhibition title wall reads like a group crit word bank à la 90s graphic design star David Carson. Prefixes dis-, re-, and up- are followed by their corresponding suffixes. A clutch of …

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Schmuckdenken

A Symposium Review ThinkingJewellery 10—SchmuckDenken 10On Our Way to a Theory of JewelleryArt and good life – Art between leisure and social responsibilityOctober 18–19, 2014Trier University of Applied Sciences, Idar-Oberstein The unexpected German train strike during the weekend of the ThinkingJewellery 10 symposium could almost be interpreted as a response to this year’s theme of “art between leisure …

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Aimee Petkus

Aimee Petkus’s collection of jewelry was briefly on display during a trunk show at the Heidi Lowe Gallery on December 13, 2014. In this interview, Aimee discusses her background in geology and the influence it has on her work.  Missy Graff: How did you become interested in making jewelry? Please tell me about your background. …

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