Publication Year: 2022

IRIS EICHENBERG: WHERE WORDS FAIL

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 …

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American Jewelry: The Susan Grant Lewin Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery

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. …

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Queer + Metals: Shaped by Us

Craftspace invited Rebekah Frank to explore queerness in relation to the expansive field of metalworking and metalsmithing. Explore the scope of the project at https://craftspace.co.uk/queer-metals/.

Bettina Speckner: Navegar é Preciso (Sailing Is Necessary), at Galeria Tereza Seabra

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. …

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Worn to Be Alive

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 …

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The Truth—Mine and Yours

The truth is under attack today. In the post-truth era, characterized by fake news, social networks, and different conspiracies, it’s difficult to know what’s correct, what’s true, and if there is truly only one truth. Twelve contemporary jewelers present their interpretation of the idea of “truth.”

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