July 2017

On Offer

Art Jewelry Forum’s network of gallery supporters has increased to more than 60 international galleries focused on 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 Kirsten Haydon, Ice …

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Loss and Memory: Doris Salcedo and Mourning Jewelry

This article is based on the artistic research called Purity or Promiscuity? Exploring Hair as a Raw Material in Jewellery and Art that was conducted by Carla Castiajo at the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Estonia, 2011–2016, with a scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal, 2011–2015, and which was supervised …

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Karin Seufert

Karin Seufert, Untitled, 2016, necklace, PVC, thread, 90 x 110 x 27 mm (without the thread), photo: artist Karin Seufert is a German artist who received her training in the Netherlands and currently lives in Berlin. Her work has been featured in numerous exhibitions worldwide and has also included curatorial projects and lectures around the …

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Beyond the Formal in Jewelry

Gisbert Stach , Wurfmesser, 2015,videostill, photo: Simon Brucker Author jewelry seems to be changing its appearance in the practice of today‘s younger generation of makers. Jewelers are reevaluating their relationship to the medium, its spatial boundaries, the possibilities of its presentation, and the relationship between jewelry and the viewer/wearer. This new work often balances on …

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The July Report

Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Providing a place to share interesting news is one way AJF is celebrating our 20th anniversary. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, exhibitions, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on YOUR …

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