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Karl Fritsch

Jeweller
Published: 08.12.2009
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Gold 585, rubies
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Gold, oxidised, 750, topas
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Silver oxidised, glasstones
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Silver, rubies, saphires, emeralds, peridot, achat, amthyst
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Gold 750, diamonds, rubies, emeralds
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Silver, oxidised, glasstones
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Ring: Untitled, 2005
Gold 750, emeralds
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Gold 750
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Silver, saphires, diamonds
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Silver, oxidised, amethyst
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White gold oxidised 750, diamond 8 carat
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White gold 750 oxidised, saphires, diamond
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Silver oxidised, glasstones
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Silver oxidised, glasstones
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White gold 750 oxidised, gold 750
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Silver, rocks and crystals
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Ring: Untitled, 1996
Gold 585
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Ring: Untitled, 2006
Gold 585 oxidised
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White gold 750 oxidised, grey diamond 2 carat
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White gold 750 oxidised, diamonds
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White gold 750 oxidised, rough diamond 20 carat
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Intro
Karl Fritsch, 1963, born in Sonthofen, Germany. From 1987-94 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under Prof. Hermann Jünger and Prof. Otto Künzli, and has works at the following collections among others: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL), Danner-rotunde, Pinakothek der Moderne, München (D), The Helen Drutt Collection, Philadelphia (USA), Espace Solidor, Haut-de-Cagnes (F), Schmuck Museum Pforzheim (D), Anger Museum Erfurt (D), The Hiko Mizuno Collection, Tokio (J),Auckland Museum, Auckland (NZ), Te Papa National Museum , Wellington (NZ), Stedelijk Museum, ´s Hertogenbosch (NL). Since 2010 lives and works in New Zealand.

Statement

I´m fascinated by jewellery and by the fact that every person owns and wears ornaments of one kind or another. This universality impresses me and stimulates me to make jewellery which I would like to see people wearing. Those people could be my aunts or anyone else.
 

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Karl Fritsch,  Sonthofen, Germany in 1963.

1982-85 Goldsmiths´school in Pforzheim,
1985-87 worked for the firm C. Neusser in Pforzheim,
1987-94 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under Prof. Hermann Jünger and Prof. Otto Künzli.

Solo exhibitions (a selection):
2005
- gallery deux poissons, Tokio, (J)
- Galerie Sophie Lachaert, Tielrode (B)
2004
- Galerie Ra, Amsterdam (NL).
- Jewellers’werk Gallery, Washington (USA).
- Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS).
- Neues Museum , Nürnberg, (D).
2003
- Galeria Hipotesi, Barcelona (E).
- Studio GR 20, Padua, (I).

Public collections:
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL), Danner-rotunde, Pinakothek der Moderne, München (D), Alice und Louis Koch Kollektion, Schweiz (CH), The Helen Drutt Collection, Philadelphia (USA), Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg (D), Royal College of Art, London (GB), Museo Del Gioello dÁutore, Padua (I), Schmuck und Edelstein Museum, Turnov (CZ), Espace Solidor, Haut-de-Cagnes (F), Schmuck Museum Pforzheim (D), Anger Museum Erfurt (D) The Hiko Mizuno Collection, Tokio (J), Auckland Museum, Auckland (NZ), Te Papa National Museum , Wellington (NZ), Steddelijk Museum, ´s Hertogenbosch (NL)

Awards:
2000 Staatlicher Förderungspreis für junge Künstlerinnen und Künstler, München
2000 Goldstipendium der Firma C. Hafner, Pforzheim
1999 Förderpreis 99 des Förderkreises Bildende Kunst in Nürnberg e.V.
1999 Projektstipendium der Stadt Erfurt: „Arche Noah Projekt“.
1997 Projektstipendium des Deutschen Museums, München
1996 Stadtgoldschmied der Stadt Erfurt
1996 Förderpreis für angewandte Kunst der Landeshauptstadt München
1995 Projektstipendium der Stadt München
1995 Postgraduiertenstipendium der Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München.
1995 Herbert-Hoffmann-Gedächtnispreis, Internationale Handwerksmesse München.
1992 Stipendium der Jubiläumsstiftung der Landeshauptstadt München.
1992 Belobigung des Verbandes der Deutschen Schmuck- und Silberwarenindustrie.
1985 Preis der Goldschmiedeschule Pforzheim.

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The Jewelry of Karl Fritsch.
Karl Fritsch
Amsterdam : O BooK Publisher, 2001
Technical data: 176 pages
ISBN/ISSN: 90-76922-03-9

Metrosideros Robusta
Karl Fritsch
Cologne : Darling Publications, 2006
Technical data: 444 pp, 1093 colour and b&w photos
ISBN/ISSN: 978-3-939130-13-0 
 

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Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode (B)
Galerie Ra, Amsterdam (NL)
Galerie Hipotesi, Barcelona (S)
Galerie Biro, München (D)
Studio GR 20, Padua, (I)
Jewellers`werk Gallery, Washington (USA)
Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS)
Fingers Gallery, Auckland (NZ)
Deux Poissons, Tokio (J)
Galerie Slavik, Wien (A)
viceversa, Lausanne (CH)
Galerie Stühler, Berlin (D)
Galerie Helene Poree, Paris (F)
BKV Galerie, München (D)

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Remarks

Guest teacher and Symposiums
1989-1990 Gastdozent an der New York University, USA
1994 Diplom
1995 Gastdozent an der Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. Niederlande
1996 Schmucksymposium Erfurt
1997 Schmucksymposium Turnov
1998 Gastdozent an der Curtin University, Perth, Australien u.a.
2001 Gastdozent am Hiko Mizuno College of Jewellery, Tokyo, Japan
2002 Gastdozent an der Estonian Academie of Arts, Tallinn, Estland
2003 Gastdozent am Royal College of Art, London
2003 Gastdozent an der Bezalel Universität, Jerusalem, Israel
2003 Gastdozent am Whitirea Polytechnic, Porirua, Neuseeland
2004 Gastdozent an der Hochschule für Gestaltung, Pforzheim
2004 Gastdozent an der HdK Göteborg, Schweden
2004 Gastdozent am Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, USA
2004 Gastdozent am South Carelia Polythechnic, Finnland
2004 Schmucksymposium Lisabon, Portugal
2004 Craft in Dialog Seminar, Stockholm, Schweden
2005 Gastdozent am Royal Melbourne Institute of Technologie, Australien
 

Selected bibliography
_Das Schöne, das Nützliche und die Kunst. Hrsg. Dannerstif-tung, die Neue Sammlung, Staatliches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, München / Stuttgart 1996 (Dort weitere Literatur).
_New Times , New Thinking, Jewellery inEurope and Amerika, Ralph Turner, Thames and HudsonLtd. London
_Subjects 96, international jewellery art exhibition, Helsinki 1996
_Jewellery Moves, Ornamentt for the 21st Century, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh1998
_Brooching it Diplomatically, A Tribute to Madelaine K. Albright, Helen Drutt, Philadelphia 1998
_Schmuck, Kunst am Körper, Edition Galerie Slavik, Wien 1999
_Schmuck der Moderne 1960-1998,BestandkatalogSchmuckmuseumPforzheim/Stuttgart1999.
_Design Source Book Jewellery, by David Watkins. New Holland Publisher, London.
_Schmuck 2000, Rückblicke, Visionen. Hrsg. Ebner Verlag, Ulm 2000.
_Gioielleria Contemporanea in Europa, Studio GR 20 Padua , (I) 2000
_20 Jahre Galerie Spektrum, München 2001
_10 Jahre Galerie Biro, München 2002
_Experiment Schmuck, Das Erfurter Schmucksymposium 1984-2002, Erfurt 2002
_Luxe Interior. Joieria Contemporania International,Fondatio `la Caixa`, Barcelona 2003
_Mikromegas, 219 Schmucknadseln, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein München, München2001
_Schmuck Lebt, Eine neue Generation, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Pforzheim 2002
_Extrakt, Junge Schmuckdesigner in Deutschland, Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum für Gestaltung,Berlin 2002
_Ohne Schmuck keine Heimat, Fünf Goldschmiede aus München, Heimatpflegeinformationszentrum
_Des Bezirks Oberbayern in Benediktbeuern 2004
_Self, A Craftspace Touring exhibition, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, 2004
_1000 Rings, Robert Ebendorf for Lark Books , Ashville NC, USA
 

References

A selection:
_Das Schöne, das Nützliche und die Kunst. Hrsg.
_Dannerstiftung, die Neue Sammlung, Staatliches Museum für _Angewandte Kunst, Munich / Stuttgart 1996 (Additional literature contained therein).
_Schmuck der Moderne 1960-1998, Bestandkatalog Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim / Stuttgart 1999.
_Design Source Book Jewellery, by David Watkins. New Holland Publisher, London.
_Schmuck 2000, Rückblicke, Visionen. Publ. by Ebner Verlag, Ulm 2000.
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