Congratulations to Australian artist Robert Baines upon being named finalist for the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize, for his extraordinary gold neckpiece, “Steampunk from the Cosmos.” Baines is one of 26 finalists selected from nearly 4000 submissions by artists from more than 75 countries. The winner will be announced on April 10th.
Read more about the Loewe Foundation Prize:
Loewe Foundation Prize
Don’t miss the current issue of Metalsmith magazine featuring 2 outstanding articles – one on the enamel work of Zach Lechtenberg by art historian, Toni Greenbaum and the other, on Bruce Metcalf by Ulysses Grant Dietz, Chief Curator of Decorative arts at the Newark Museum.
In conjunction with the exhibition “Visions and Revisions” currently running Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art, we had the opportunity to hear artist Jennifer Trask talk about her work and inspiration. Trask’s work will be on view at the Renwick thru Jan. 8th.
Here’s a look at the video from the show.
An exhibition of new work by Israeli artist Attai Chen opened on Saturday, Nov. 12. Matter of Perspective will be on view through Dec. 3
We’re excited to share the news that out of 704 applicants, 5 of our gallery artists were selected to have their work shown at Schmuck 2017.
Congratulations Robert Baines, Attai Chen, Vered Kaminski, Esther Knobel and Annamaria Zanella!
Looking forward to March 8 – 14 in Munich…
Dutch artist Evert Nijland’s new exhibition opened on Saturday, Oct. 15 and will run through Nov. 5th
The remarkable work of American artist Jennifer Trask is currently being featured in Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016. On display are early and current works of Trask, including jewelry and large-scale sculptures made of unexpected materials such as bone, antique frame fragments, snake vertebrae, butterfly wings and more. The show runs thru Jan. 8, 2017 and includes the work of three other phenomenal artists.
You can hear Jennifer talk about how her lifelong fascination with biology, archaeology, and anthropology informs her work, at an Artist Talk, Tues. Dec. 6th at the Renwick Gallery.
We are pleased to announce that Newark Museum has acquired a neckpiece by artist Kiff Slemmons. The work, titled Naccara was part of the Round-Surround series in which Slemmons explored the humble nature of the ubiquitous button. “I wanted to take buttons out of the jars and give them new life, put them back on the body in another form.”