Best known in international jewelry and metalsmithing circles, Iris Eichenberg has made an enormous contribution as an artist and educator. Addressing significant current issues such as identity, gender politics, and Heimat—a German word denoting the personal happiness and fulfillment found upon reaching a safe haven—the show Iris Eichenberg: Where Words Fail is particularly timely. Eichenberg
The catalog for the exhibition held June 4–July 2, 2022. “I am particularly fond of photographs,” says the artist. “Sometimes they are old and show bygone places or people of times past, but quite often I use photos I took myself of trunks, flowers, lonesome lanes, or landscapes. These pictures turn into pieces of jewelry.
The collection comes from a collector couple who have accumulated passionately for over 40 years, surrounding themselves with modern art, design and with selected crafts in all aspects of life. Everything is beautiful, not as a dictate, but as a way of life and bringing inspiration to the everyday. The auction title is not only
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
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
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
While the question of exhibition making occupies an ever more important place in art theory, there has never been, thus far, a publication on the subject with jewelry as its focal point. This publication aims to remedy this absence, and provide an overview of jewelry exhibition history, an understanding of the challenges inherent to showing
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