October 2023, Half 2
There are such a lot of causes to buy artwork jewellery…
- Honor a once-in-a-lifetime event
- Have a good time that hard-earned promotion
- Commemorate the start or finish of a relationship
- Pay tribute to a serious accomplishment
- Pounce on the proper piece to spherical out a side of your assortment
- Or deal with your self—simply because
Artwork Jewellery Discussion board’s worldwide gallery supporters rejoice and exhibit artwork jewellery. Our month-to-month On Supply collection permits this in depth community of worldwide galleries to showcase extraordinary items personally chosen to tempt and encourage you. Have a look. You’re sure to discover a unbelievable piece you merely can’t dwell with out! (Please contact the gallery immediately for inquiries.)
Gallery: Gallery Viceversa, Lausanne, Switzerland (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: ilona Schwippel (click on gallerist’s identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Bettina Speckner
Retail value: 2’800 CHF
Delving into the soul of outdated tales, Bettina Speckner is serious about our relationship with photos as vectors of reminiscence. Attaching extra significance to the lived expertise than to the preciousness of supplies, the German jeweler transforms reminiscence into jewellery, combining with a very subjective freedom banal or explicit objects that she sublimates into items to which she provides a timeless side. Sharing with nice generosity, she forges the elegant and the profane into a brand new poetic concord.
Gallery: Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, bijoux et objets contemporains, Montreal, Canada (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Noel Guyomarc’h (click on gallerist’s identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Silvie Altschuler
Retail value: CAN$4,250
In her exploration, Silvie Altschuler reshapes the worth of gold and valuable stones, daringly difficult established norms. Simply as life follows its intricate path, her artwork escapes predictable boundaries. By supplies like silicone and felt, she shapes characters that dance between whimsy and the mysteriously unfamiliar. The interaction of humor and irony seamlessly woven into her items disrupts the mundane, transcending expectations.
Gallery: Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Lisa Higgins (click on the identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Alan Preston
Retail value: NZ$975
Alan Preston is a key determine in modern New Zealand jewellery. He was central to the event of what’s now known as the “Bone, Stone, Shell” period and has an in depth exhibition historical past. In 1974, Preston was a part of the collective that based Fingers, Aotearoa’s longest-running modern jewellery gallery, which has remained on the coronary heart of innovation in New Zealand jewellery for nearly 50 years. This piece was made in response to the Kauri Museum’s “Creating with Kauri Makers Sequence 2021.” Every maker was gifted a small quantity of Kauri gum and Kauri wooden previous to the exhibition.
These earrings showcase Dymond’s dedication to reusing polystyrene waste. She experiments and perfects electroforming, pushing this work by including plastic and glass “gem stones.” Layers of paint shade the floor and are sanded again till Dymond is proud of the end, with the copper layer of electroforming peeking by.
Gallery: Four Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Karin Roy Andersson (click on gallerist’s identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Deganit Stern Schocken
Retail value: €5,000
The work of Deganit Stern Schocken is in a means the essence of latest jewellery: expert craft mixed with a robust creative expression. Stern Schocken combines tough, unpolished components—objects that would have been discovered on the street and seen as garbage—with elegant silvery or strong-colored components that mirror the rusty metal twins and produce out their colours and particulars. The work has steadiness, sensitivity, political edges, and humor—modern jewellery at its greatest!
Gallery: Platina Stockholm AB, Stockholm, Sweden (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Sofia Björkman (click on gallerist’s identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Mielle Harvey
Retail value: US$4,700
Mielle Harvey is a multidisciplinary artist who has studied and labored in lots of locations. She strikes typically however presently resides outdoors of New York. Her art work is pushed by her investigation of the human relationship to nature. It finds kind in numerous mediums resembling jewellery, drawing, and portray. She does are inclined to probe on the darkish aspect of issues and feels that magnificence lies within the stress between the stunning and the ugly, or the expansion and the decay. The flowers are work primarily based on a picture from an vintage postcard. She thought the blue forget-me-nots on the darkish background had such an attractive but surreal high quality.
Donald Friedlich is acknowledged as a number one American glass jewellery artist with a 40-plus-year profession. This Erosion Sequence convertible brooch/pendant is a robust instance of the artist’s early work, wherein he sandblasted rhodonite to imitate pure erosion and improve the gem’s inherent magnificence. Friedlich states, “My inspirations included the panorama of the American Southwest, the artwork and structure of Japan, the sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, and work of Richard Diebenkorn.” Different examples of the Erosion Sequence are within the everlasting collections of the Museum of Positive Arts, Boston, and the Museum of Positive Arts, Houston. Friedlich has gained quite a few accolades over the a long time and continues to take action: most just lately, he was awarded Greatest In Present, Smithsonian Craft Present, Washington, DC (2022).
Gallery: Galeria Reverso, Lisbon, Portugal (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Paula Crespo (click on gallerist’s identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Lin Cheung
Retail value: €2,150
“I’ve been exploring stone carving for nearly a decade,” stated Lin Cheung this 12 months, “and every time I decide up a brand new stone, I’m again to the start once more. ‘Pores and skin-deep’ means superficial, no depth, and engagement in solely floor qualities. We additionally say ‘magnificence is skin-deep,’ and the phrase jogs my memory that I’m solely ever touching the floor of a stone-carving journey.”
Gallery: Pistachios Contemporary Art Jewelry (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: The Pistachios Team (click on identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Carin Jones
Retail value: US$395
Made with actual rib bones from a mink, these oxidized sterling silver earrings have a little bit of edge. And with faceted aquamarines that replicate the sunshine fantastically, these earrings are actually a dialog starter.
Slimy the Snail is the latest in Helen Britton’s ongoing collection of Plastic Animals, a collection that makes use of the classic materials galalith alongside gold and diamonds. Galalith was invented within the late nineteenth century and is taken into account one of many earliest types of plastic, although it was made with milk protein. The profligate use of animal product to make ornamental baubles—which ended with meals rationing within the Nineteen Forties—is an concept Britton is acknowledging right here. In a way, she is giving again the fabric to the animal kingdom. Slimy is among the most vibrant items thus far, with drips that transfer unbiased of the primary kind.
Gallery: Galeria Tereza Seabra, Lisbon, Portugal (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Tereza Seabra (click on the identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Catarina Silva
Retail value: €500, plus transport
“Reminiscence by photos and pictures that evoke recollections,” says Catarina Silva, describing her work. “A set of celebrations, recollections within the form of sweet wrappers, rigorously laid out and saved. Rituals. A set of jewellery that evokes the perishable fantastic thing about recollections.” These new items by the Portuguese artist have been made for her solo present on exhibit at Galeria Tereza Seabra till November 18, 2023. These jewels are a contented mixture between conventional artwork nouveau-inspired jewellery, exquisitely crafted, and the ever-present humorousness on this artist’s work.
Gallery: Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, Maryland, US (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Allison Gulick (click on the identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Cindy Cheng
Retail value: US$500
Cindy Cheng lives and works in Baltimore, MD. She holds a BA from Mount Holyoke School and an MFA from MICA’s Mount Royal Faculty of Artwork. Her background is in sculpture and set up, however because the spring of 2022 she’s been making a critical foray into jewellery and wearables as an extension of her creative follow. Her jewellery work has resulted in a variety of distinctive items that are then included again into her drawings, sculptures, and installations.
Gallery: Thereza Pedrosa Gallery, Asolo, Italy (click on the gallery identify to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Thereza Pedrosa (click on gallerist’s identify for electronic mail)
Artist: Jana Machatová
Retail value: €2,200
On this new physique of works created in 2023, Slovak artist Jana Machatová as soon as once more showcases her narrative sensibility, aesthetic poetics, and beautiful execution. Every work encapsulates a singular and particular narrative for the artist, however on the identical time is open to new interpretations by the wearer. Your Phrases Are like Pearls is just a poem in a brooch.
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