Visual Arts

Coco Sung: KARMA

Coco Sung at Galerie Biró Junior 2017 with her illuminated puzzle-installation in the background, photo: Axel Bussmeyer Coco Sung is a South Korean jewelry artist based in Berlin, Germany. With a background in Western painting, she creates jewelry through an intensive sketching process and integrates vibrant narratives into her work. In this interview, we talk

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Ulo Florack: Smashed Investment on the Wall

Ulo Florack, Smashed Investment on the Wall, 2002–2012, detail of an objectbox, acrylic/mixed media on wooden objectbox, casting investment, 14,8 x 17,5 x 5 cm, photo: artist Ulo Florack is a German jewelry artist and painter known for sculpting wildly fantastical creatures and characters in his jewelry. Florack studied under Professor Hermann Jünger and Professor Jörg Immendorff, and his work

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Breaking News: Ted Noten Strikes Again

Exhibition view, Ted Noten: Non Zone, 2015, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, photo: Liesbeth den Besten Ted Noten: Non Zone June 13–October 18, 2015 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Two years ago, Ted Noten had his Framed exhibition at the Stedelijk museum’s-Hertogenbosch in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. When organizing this show,

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Myra Mimlitsch-Gray

Master Metalsmith: Myra Mimlitsch-Gray September 12–November 30, 2014 National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA The text running down the side of the exhibition title wall reads like a group crit word bank à la 90s graphic design star David Carson. Prefixes dis-, re-, and up- are followed by their corresponding suffixes. A clutch of

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David Bielander, Snake

Sara Visbeek, the author’s partner, wearing the python for the first time, Galerie Rob Koudijs, February 5, 2012, photo: Miecke Oosterman At first glance, this python doesn’t look like a piece of jewelry at all. It is one big object, or rather, it’s a full-grown, life-size snake, dozing in a corner of the room. But

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Postmodernism: Style and Subversion, 1970-1990

Postmodernism is an ambitious and extensive exhibition. It is the latest in a loose series of exhibitions of major art movements, such as art nouveau and art deco, to be held at the V&A Museum. Like postmodernism itself, the exhibition is a complex and sometimes perhaps, a confusing experience. As an introduction, visitors read: ‘… of all the movements in art and design history, postmodernism is perhaps the most controversial’ and ‘with its unstable mix of theatrical and theoretical, the movement defies definition.’ This elusive and inconsistent subject is what the exhibition aims to examine.

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