Attai Chen with one of his sculptures

Remembering Attai Chen

Born in Jerusalem, the internationally renowned jewelry maker and artist Attai Chen received his undergraduate degree from the Belazel Academy of Art and Design. After graduating, he moved to Munich, where he studied under Otto Künzli at the Academy of Fine Arts. Chen received numerous awards including the Herbert Hofmann Prize (2011), the Oberbayerischer Prize for Applied Arts (2012), and the Andrea M.

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Claude Chavent, Cage

Complicit Abysses

Does the absurd have a meaning? Perhaps it is a question of perspective. Claude Chavent was a formidable jeweler who mastered gold, silver, steel, and iron. He also mastered double-entendres, which he loved to play with like throwing a bottle into the sea. From his initial training, as a scientist, he kept seriousness and precision.

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Karl Bollmann

Karl Bollmann, 1943–2022

The Austrian attorney was—with his spouse, Heidi—an important collector of new jewelry, the term he preferred Bollmann didn’t view himself as a collector, but rather as someone who enjoyed purchasing jewelry to give to his wife The exhibition Schmuck 1970–2015, held at Vienna’s MAK in 2015, showed roughly half of the couple’s collection at the

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