Interview Type: Collector

Elsie Michie

Adore | Adorn: The Elsie Michie Contemporary Jewelry Collection Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA, USA June 27–October 6, 2019 The Louisiana State University Museum of Art is exhibiting 100 works of contemporary art jewelry from the collection of LSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Associate Dean Dr. Elsie Michie. The …

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On Collecting

From the start, AJF has always encouraged the appreciation of art jewelry by supporting artists, galleries, and curators through education, critical conversations, grants, and sponsorships. And since the beginning there’s been a special focus on the collector. AJF’s trips, lectures, and talks are designed to give collectors education and exposure to galleries, personal collections, museum …

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Toni Greenbaum: 20th-Century American Jewelry

An influential and passionate advocate of art jewelry, Toni Greenbaum is an art historian who specializes in modern and contemporary jewelry. Not only does she lecture internationally and teach Theory and Criticism of Contemporary Jewelry at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, she has also written many articles and books, including Messengers of Modernism: American …

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In Conversation with Susan Grant Lewin and Ursula Ilse-Neuman

The exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection—on view until May 28, 2018, at the Cooper Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, in New York—comprises 150 exquisitely made and conceptually compelling jewelry objects from the 20th and 21st centuries. The accompanying catalog contextualizes the breadth and depth of the collection in an …

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Interview with Collectors Karen and Michael Rotenberg

(left) Karen Rotenberg wearing Réka Fekete, Untitled, 2012, brooch, wood, enameled steel, found object, zinc paint, silver, 75 x 115 mm, photo: Michael Rotenberg; (right) Michael Rotenberg wearing Chrisoula Papahatzi, Returning Home, 2015, brooch, steel, 90 x 50 x 20 mm, photo: Karen Rotenberg Karen and Michael Rotenberg are an elegant and distinctive presence on …

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