Month: January 2016

The Sharer

Photos by Kellie Riggs, taken during the Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Arts Triennial 2015—China Academy of Art Photos by Kellie Riggs, taken during the Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Arts Triennial 2015—China Academy of Art Artist Tanel Veenre shows students from Tainan University of Art in Taiwan who’s who in contemporary jewelry …

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Eija Mustonen

Eija Mustonen, Apron and Mittens, 2014–2015, objects, nickel, silver, copper, life size, photo: Jesse Pylsy Eija Mustonen is an artist who invites introspection. Her work emphasizes craftsmanship and challenges ornamentation; it is personal and rooted in her native Finnish cultural heritage. Her recent work will be shown at gallery Four in Gothenburg, Sweden. Eija is …

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Tobias Alm: The Châtelaine

Tobias Alm, The Châtelaine no. 3, 2015, châtelaine, gilded sterling silver, velvet, leather, steel, 200 x 1500 x 70 mm, photo: artist Swedish jewelry artist Tobias Alm reconfigures leather Craftsman tool belts, incorporating the functional elements with delicately chased and repousséd silver and gilt flourishes reminiscent of 18th-century rococo châtelaines. The resulting hybrid objects are …

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Seth Papac

Seth Papac, Cali Condensation, 2015, necklace, raised and anodized aluminum, brass, rayon, velour, 1016 x 508 x 102 mm, photo: artist AJF asked this year’s five young 2016 Artist Award finalists to tell us a bit about their backgrounds and their thoughts on the future of the art jewelry field. Their work represents a group …

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The Enthusiast

Photos by Kellie Riggs, taken during the Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Arts Triennial 2015—China Academy of Art Photos by Kellie Riggs, taken during the Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Arts Triennial 2015—China Academy of Art Dr. Carin Reinders, director of the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, was one of many movers and …

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PIN 10 Anos—PIN 10 Years

Exhibition view, PIN 10 Anos—PIN 10 Years, 2014, Galeria de Arte Moderna Fernando Azevedo, Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon, photo: Eduardo Sousa Ribeiro When working on Shows and Tales—On Jewelry Exhibition-Making, AJF’s latest publication, I was well aware that a number of important exhibitions were missing from the book, and that certain exhibition environments—in …

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Aric Verrastro

Aric Verrastro, Harnessed, 2015, brooch, steel, acrylic paint, thread, 80 x 80 x 40 mm, photo: artist AJF asked this year’s five young 2016 Artist Award finalists to tell us a bit about their backgrounds and their thoughts on the future of the art jewelry field. Their work represents a group of outstanding pieces of …

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The Binge

Photos by Kellie Riggs, taken during the Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Arts Triennial 2015—China Academy of Art Photos by Kellie Riggs, taken during the Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Arts Triennial 2015—China Academy of Art Twenty-one countries. Eighty-six artists. Over 200 pieces. These are the shipped boxes that account for all the …

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Marcia Cirne Lima

Marcia Cirne Lima, Jeweler at the Studio, 2015, photo: artist Marcia Cirne Lima describes her work as wearable drawings, the result of an interaction between rubber, silver, and steel—the flexibility, color, memory, resistance, and weight. Following her first solo show at Galeria Thomas Cohn, we interview her about what led to this current collection and …

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