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Catalog for Danish Jewellery Box

The Danish Arts Foundation’s main mission is to support Danish artists and ensure that citizens from all over the country can experience high quality art. With the Danish Jewellery Box exhibition, the foundation wants both to showcase both the significance and development of contem­porary Danish jewelry art and pay tribute to the German­ Danish Cultural …

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Werke und Tage/Works and Days

Werke und Tage/Works and Days, at the Staatliche Antikensammlungen, contrasts contemporary Danish jewelry from the Danish Arts Foundation’s collection with ancient works of art from the Munich collections, linking together past and present and attesting to how the universal practice of adorning oneself has characterized humankind through every era. The Jewellery Collection of the Danish …

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Hermann Jünger: 50 Jahre V-Schmuck

No other material has undergone such a transformation in recent centuries in the visual and applied arts as plastic. As early as the 15th to the 18th century, attempts were made to produce materials artificially, that would imitate and even surpass natural artistic materials in their perfection. Social developments in the 19th century rapidly promoted …

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The avid mundane

Reflecting on some of the contributions to the jewelry field by Otto Künzli, Lisa Walker, and Yuka Oyama.

Escapade Review

Architect Eli Giannini explores Swiss jeweler David Bielander’s solo exhibition of idiosyncratic objects at Gallery Funaki in 2014.

Go For Baroque: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art

This text explores how theoretical concepts of opulence and excess are explored in contemporary art, especially jewelry. Images of several exhibited works are included. Focusing on artists from the United States and Western Europe, it offers a Western-based interdisciplinary perspective for thinking about what “baroque” could mean in a modern context. Jewelry forms the basis …

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