Month: February 2017

Punk Jewelry

There’s a new genre of contemporary jewelry emerging in Melbourne. On the surface it appears connected through a shared aesthetic temperament. However, what more concretely defines this movement is a collective concern with new forms of social and cultural mediation and a sense of irreverence. The artists at the forefront of this development in practice …

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On Offer

Art Jewelry Forum’s network of gallery supporters has increased to more than 60 international galleries focused on featuring art jewelry. On Offer is a monthly series that allows AJF galleries to showcase a piece that they’ve personally selected to tempt and inspire you. Please contact the gallery directly for inquiries. Enjoy! MUSEUM WORTHY Seulgi Kwon, In the Rain 6, brooch, …

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Nora McCarthy

Nora McCarthy, Graphite Drawing by Jordan Lentz, 2017, photo: Lillstreet Art Center Chicago’s Lillstreet Art Center is home to artist studios, art classes in a variety of mediums, an artist-in-residence program, and the multiple exhibition spaces that make up Lillstreet Gallery. In this interview, I speak with Jewelry Curator Nora McCarthy about her role in …

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Geraldine Fenn

Geraldine Fenn, Lover’s Eye, 2015, pin, silver, 9-karat yellow gold, oil paint on brass, diamond, pearl, 85 x 25 x 8 mm, photo: Sarah de Pina Tinsel Gallery, in South Africa, is developing a reputation for showcasing innovative and exciting work, mixing commercial events with more conceptually driven exhibitions that push the boundaries of art …

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The February Report

Each month, THE REPORT will feature news, events, and opportunities of note in the field, as submitted by the international community of donors who make everything AJF does possible. Providing a place for our supporters to share what’s important to them is one way AJF is celebrating our 20th anniversary year. We believe our donors, as …

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