‘Traditionally art jewelry lovers convene every March in Munich for Schmuck, the largest exhibition of contemporary art jewelry in the world. In addition to the main event there are normally over fifty smaller jewelry exhibitions going on concurrently. However earlier this May, New York was the place to be for art jewelry enthusiasts.
Steve Learner’s Collective.2 Design Fair brought three of the country’s top art jewelry galleries- Gallery Loupe of Montclair, NJ, Sienna Contemporary of Lenox, MA, and Ornamentum from Hudson, NY, to the Moynihan Station in midtown Manhattan. Didier Ltd. of London also exhibited art jewelry but his reach ends with the 1980’s and they focus more on Modern Masters, artists and sculptors who made jewelry although it was not always their main focus versus the aforementioned contemporary art jewelry galleries who specialize in work of living artists who primarily make jewelry.
The following week saw the opening of two major art jewelry exhibitions in two world-renowned museums, “Unique by Design: Contemporary Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection” (May 13- August 31, 2014) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and “Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography” (May 14- September 13, 2014) at the Museum of Arts and Design… READ MORE
– from ARTSY | Bella Neyman
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