Month: August 2021

Lisa Waup, Broderie Earrings

Continuity

Lisa Waup is a mixed-culture First Nations artist and curator who lives in Naarm (Melbourne), Australia. Through found and natural materials, her soulful, symbolic, and powerful artworks tell stories about her own life while building connections back to Country,[1] family, and history. Approaching the end of her master’s degree studies at the Victorian College of the …

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Dark Victory

Now that a red line has been drawn and crossed with the death of Seattle metals artist and sculptor Nancy Worden (1954–2021), it’s possible to take stock of a lifetime dedicated to transforming materials into ideas that in the process flowered into social and institutional critique and humor of the highest order. Setting aside for …

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Contexts and Groundings in Black Jewels

The exhibition Divine Legacies in Black Jewelry is currently on view at the Metal Museum, in Memphis, TN, US, through September 12, 2021. It focuses on exploring and presenting histories and legacies in Black jewelry while working to introduce viewers to different names and personalities connected to the field. In this self-interview, exhibition curator LaMar Gayles, …

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On Offer

There are so many reasons to purchase art jewelry: You got that hard-earned promotion—celebrate! You’re experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime occasion and want to honor it. You wrapped up a major accomplishment and it’s time to commemorate it, or you want to mark the beginning of a new relationship (or the end of one). Perhaps it’s an …

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