Month: June 2020

In Conversation with Sham Patwardhan Joshi

Sham Patwardhan Joshi is a contemporary jeweler from Pune, India, who moved to Germany in 1987, at the age of 23. Joshi studied jewelry at Hildesheim, under Professor Georg Dobler. His works have been shown at several international exhibitions, including Schmuck, in Munich.   Sham Patwardhan Joshi, Start to Finish, 2010, necklace, silk cocoons, naturally …

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Surreal Yet More Accessible

Extraordinaire! February 26–August 30, 2020 mudac, Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland The mudac’s current exhibition invites you to take a dreamlike stroll through the old walls of the Maison Gaudard, its various rooms full of unusual objects. It’s a way of paying homage to this historic building in the old town …

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AJF Live with The Baltimore Jewelry Center Presents Site Effects: Jewelry on Both Sides of the Atlantic, Curated by Anja Eichler and Katja Toporski

Art Jewelry Forum is expanding its efforts to connect more directly with the jewelry community. We’re not moving away from print, but are expanding more into video. One of the ways we’re doing that is by hosting live chats online. We’re planning artist studio visits, live chats with gallerists about shows they’re hosting, interviews with …

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Exploring the Use of Organic Materials in Jewelry

Animalia—Collection of Splendor & Pastel January 19–August 30, 2020 CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands The exhibition Animalia contains pastels, objects, and jewelry depicting animals, such as Helen Britton’s spider brooch or Alexander Blank’s evil rabbit. Some are also made of animals: bone, for example, a fly, or a stuffed wattlebird turned into a necklace by …

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On Offer

Art Jewelry Forum’s extensive network of international gallery supporters is dedicated to celebrating and showing 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 Robert Lee Morris, Triple Gobstopper, …

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The June 2020 Report

Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, exhibitions, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on your participation. If you’re a member of AJF, you can add news and ideas to the monthly …

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