Discipline: jewelry

BARA: Cosmic Nascency

With his new series, BARA, Ruudt Peters has created a series of graphite objects all of which center around the subject of emerging darkness. The shaped forms follow Mircea Eliade’s reconstruction of ideas for cosmic origin. Hence, these small, secluded, and shadowed objects at the verge between hollowness and hallowing seemingly introduce a material and …

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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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Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective

What is contemporary jewelry? What is the background of the medium, and how does it stand now and possibly in the future? “Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective” examines the field with abundant photographs and thought-provoking insights. Featuring some of the most notable jewelry writers and other contributors from around the world—as well as hundreds of striking …

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Pilosities

Pilosities brings together three artists whose works are similar in their choice and use of raw materials: Human hair, feathers, and furs. In Haptic stones, Lore Langendries wishes to arouse curiosity by displaying hairs—fine imagery and a visual illusion. Pieces look like solid rocks rounded off by the action of nature but they feel like …

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Buldog

The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design’s brochure for Kadri Mälk’s exhibition Bulldog. In English and Estonian. So, pick up your pens. Get ready to concentrate. The general plan to reveal—Bulldog. Bulldogs are solitary sociable creatures. They are fine as companions and exhibition participants alike. The bulldog’s ancestors were guard- and fighting dogs in Assyria, …

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Autorenschmuck

The Author’s Jewelry catalog for the December 9, 2020, auction at Quittenbaum Art Auctions Munich.

The avid mundane

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

Tradition and humiliation

The role of women in jewelry tradition nowadays, and the acceptance of jewelry practice as contemporary art.

Inaugural Mari Funaki award review

The inaugural Mari Funaki Award attracted an outstanding response from over 500 international and local artists. The show, which comprised 31 selected works from the overwhelming number of submissions, was open until September 13, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia. The judges–renowned practitioners and educators Warwick Freeman and Simon Cottrell, and leading curator and writer Julie Ewington–performed …

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