SONDRA SHERMAN Found Subjects Hunterdon Art Museum January 12 – March 9, 2014 catalogue available “All jewelry becomes a form or element of portraiture, and in Found Subjects the book and jewelry piece came to reflect the imaginary reader, author, or wearer. What ‘seemed like a good idea at the time’ turned into…”What was I…Details
The Board of Trustees of The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation has selected Seth Papac to receive a $20,000 grant. The board acted on the recommendation of the 2013 Biennial Competition Jury, which selected 30 artists out of the 137 artists nominated in this years competition. The jury was composed of Phong Bui, artist and publisher…Details
We are excited to announce a solo exhibition with Carina Chitsaz-Shoshtary in the fall of 2014… in the meantime, enjoy this article in Vogue Italia about the young designers work: ‘Carina Chitsaz-Shoshtary was born in Augsburg, Germany, in 1979 and witnessed firsthand as a 10-year-old little girl ‘The most profitable used brick sale in the…Details
SG artist Märta Mattsson, known for her macabre and beautiful jewelry, shares her Top 7 list of scary and fascinating museums that she has visited during her travels around the world. To all of you with a morbid side and a fascination for life and death, as well as things and objects that hold the power…Details
Ruta Reifen featured in British Vogue, December 2013.
CURRENT OBSESSION is a new biannual magazine discussing jewelry as a part of today’s visual culture. This issue, Youth, discusses intensely charged subject of youth that has a personal meaning to all of us. Youth is an elusive, intangible moment between the babbling childhood and the self-reflexive rest: a dream, a failure, an expectation, a change…Details
Iris Bodemer| Rebus: Jewelry 1997-2013 This ornately produced monograph offers an interim appraisal of the diverse work from 1997 onwards by the contemporary German jewelry artist Iris Bodemer (born 1970). The pieces are presented in countless large-format illustrations and succinctly accompanied by an essay from art historian Marjan Unger. ORDERDetails
Lauren Fensterstock RADICAL SENTIMENTALISM with essay by Carol Diehl “Both tempting and threatening, Fensterstock creates objects of desire whose beauty draws us in, only to repel with intimations of dark secrets. This tension culminates in an illusion of depth and motion that leaves viewers with the eerie sensation that these shadowy gardens have a sinister…Details
Thanks Collective Design Fair for promoting your dealers and galleries year round. We can’t wait to exhibit at the next presentation in May 2014. “There is something about Gésine Hackenberg’s jewelry and ceramics that feels very modern. In her Deft Blue ‘Plooischotel’ necklace, which is accompanied by a wall plate of Delft Blue earthenware made…Details
’News from the Permian’ opened in Chemnitz, Germany last week. Eleven jewelry artists were invited to create pieces out of wood from the Petrified Forest of Chemnitz. Participating artists include Beate von Appen (D) Georg Dobler (D) Beate Eismann (D) Mari Ishikawa (J/D) Margit Jäschke (D) Heike Lau (D) Birgit Laken (NL) Märta Mattsson (S) Martin…Details
Sienna Gallery is excited to announce that The Los Angeles County Museum of Art now holds works by three of our artists. The Amazon Kitchen necklace from Gesine Hackenberg’s current solo exhibition, Flowers and Still Life from Sondra Sherman’s 2011 Found Subjects series, and two brooches from artist Bettina Speckner.
Our artists, Maisie Broadhead (below), Susie Ganch (above) and Lauren Kalman, were included among others in the August 2013 issue of Metalsmith Magazine’s exhibition in print. With an introductory essay by guest curator Susan Cohn, the Exhibition in Print considers ‘photography as strategy’. “The photograph is not about making an object clear,” Cohn arguesm, “but about making…Details