Interview Type: Artist

In Conversation with Iris Eichenberg

Last week, we announced that Iris Eichenberg had won the highly coveted 2021 Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant. The $20,000 cash grant will support Iris Eichenberg: Where Words Fail Me, a mid-career retrospective that will include some 40 works documenting Eichenberg’s development from her 1994 prize-winning graduation show at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie onward. The retrospective …

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AJF Live: AMEND, a Secret Identity Project exhibition—curated by Kerianne Quick & Jess Tolbert

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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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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Interview with Junmin Bae

AJF asked this year’s Young Artist Award winner and four finalists—who were chosen from among more than 135 international applicants—to tell us a bit about their backgrounds and their thoughts on the future of the art jewelry field. Their work represents a group of outstanding pieces of contemporary jewelry. Junmin Bae, who is from South …

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Yunus and Eliza

Even if you’ve never heard of Yunus and Eliza, you’ve probably seen their works, especially if you follow popular culture. This jewelry duo, comprised of Yunus Ascott and Eliza Higginbottom, an artist and a sculptor, respectively, created the unique and memorable statement jewelry that Daenerys Targaryen, the First of Her Name, wore on the set …

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