An exhibition brochure. As a collector and wearer, Susan Grant Lewin selects pieces for her collection that resonate with her intellect, aesthetic, and keen sense of identity. In this regard, jewelry takes on a performative role, acting as both an intimate treasured possession and a public expression of the wearer’s— and the maker’s—thoughts and feelings. […]
Contemporary art jewelry
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.
“Through this work, I research some of the earliest recorded forms of human mark making such as cross-hatching, carving, and engraving, and use these as visual and poetic references in new abstract works. Through painstaking marking, cutting, and collecting, I draw attention to the basic human impulse to record information through permanent acts, and its
Gallery Loupe presents One World: 40 Artists Respond to Covid-19, an online exhibition of pendants inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Throughout history, jewelry has often served as touchstones for health and well-being, charms for good luck, or symbols of faith in a better future. The novel coronavirus, with its fearsome implications and daily inconveniences, has
An exhibition review, by Reet Varblane, of Bulldog, featuring jewelry by Kadri Mälk. “After having visited the exhibition of Kadri Mälk, the title and short foreword of the book of Clarissa Pinkola Estés ‘Women Who Run with the Wolves’ started to haunt me: ‘We are all filled with a longing for the wild. There are few
An exhibition review, by Heie Marie Treier, of Bulldog, featuring the work of Kadri Mälk. Originally published in The Estonian art quarterly KUNST.EE 2020, No. 4, pp. 74–76., translated here into English. “If anyone can be considered a mystic in Estonian art, it is Kadri Mälk. The almost sculptural jewellery exhibited at the exhibition “Bulldog” at the