From colonization to reuse to the AIDS disaster, themes various broadly within the Schmuck exhibition. Works by 67 jewellery makers from 23 international locations had been chosen for crucial annual present within the artwork jewellery discipline.
British artist Caroline Broadhead served because the exhibition’s curator. She gained a Herbert Hofmann Prize final 12 months at Schmuck. “I responded to a powerful sense of objective within the act of constructing one thing, an uncommon configuration of type, materials, and concept, and an acknowledgment of the facility of jewellery to elicit an emotional response,” Broadhead says. The exhibition acquired 656 functions from jewellery artists in 51 international locations.
Artists introduced new concepts to well-used supplies comparable to pearls, in addition to turning to nonconventional sources, comparable to soup bones. Hundreds of collectors, artists, gallery house owners, and jewellery lovers gathered in Munich March 8–12, 2023, for the exhibition and several other dozen satellite tv for pc occasions—together with Body—held on the world’s largest jewellery occasion.
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