New jewelry from an ancient material…
Artists’ Reception: Friday, October 2, 6-8pm
(Helfried Kodre, Brooch, 2015, Amber, sterling silver)
Featured Artists: Elisabeth Defner — Christiane Förster — Heidemarie Herb — Herman Hermsen — Beate Klockmann — Helfried Kodré — Philip Sajet — Peter Skubic — Gisbert Stach — Petra Zimmermann
This exhibition shows a number of different approaches to amber, running the gamut from artists working with amber for the first time, to those who have been working with it for an extended period. The contrasts in these works should help to update the traditional and still rather one-sided view of amber jewelry, showing new possibilities about this interesting material. Amber, fossilized tree resin, has been appreciated for its color and inherent beauty since Neolithic times.
Curated by Heidemarie Herb.
Peter Skubic, Untitled Brooch, 2015, Amber, coral, stainless steel, 9 x 8.5 x 2.7 cm. Photo: Petra Zimmermann
Beate Klockmann, Earrings, Untitled, 2015, Gold, amber, Plastic, 40 x 40 x 20cm
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