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Nature Morte – Jewellery Competition
Invitation to participate in NATURE MORTE Art Jewellery Competition accompanying the Amber Trip 2017 amber & jewellery fair in Vilnius (Lithuania) will take place during 8-‐11 of March 2017.
Nature morte or still life, a genre commonly associated with painting, has been present in art from the earliest times. As a genre, it became formalised in the seventeenth century. Contemporary artists still explore the topic with all its symbolic tradition as well as new connotations in different media. Nevertheless there are very few works of contemporary art jewellery associated with nature morte. It may mean that such a subject is not an easy one for makers but it certainly is an interesting and inspiring one. Equally, amber, the recommended material (though not obligatory) fits well into the topic as it is itself often contains the fossilized remains of ancient life – and could be called a natural nature morte.
This competition offers the participants as well as the standard prizes, a chance of including their work in a very special exhibition showing art jewellery in context of the contemporary art as a whole.
Please note that art jewellery and applications are accepted till the 1st of March.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for participation conditions and further details.
“Amber Trip” is the largest specialized international jewellery show in the Baltic states. This is an event that found a unique place in the cultural map of the world. This international exhibition is counting its second decade and brings together hundreds of jewellery companies and designers from around the world to the capital of Lithuania. That is why Vilnius is rightfully called the jewellery capital of the Baltic Region.
Lucy Sarneel – Private Territory in Public
From 15 January up to 9 April inclusive, CODA Museum offers a mid-career retrospective of the work of Lucy Sarneel with the exhibition Private territory in public. The interplay between the private and the public for both the maker and the spectator forms its leitmotiv. Sarneel considers jewellery as the starting point of communication, as a medium that encompasses both the sacred and the profane, as a reflection of traditions and customs, our desires and interpretations, and of the things we consider to be important. Moreover, Private territory in public beautifully exhibits Sarneel’s jewellery as autonomous art and miniature-sized sculptures.
Munich Jewellery Week is an independent initiative that supports, communicates and promotes citywide jewellery exhibitions taking place during the week of the annual Handwerk & Design expo, and its historic jewellery exhibitions: Meister der Moderne, Schmuck and Talente.