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Choice

Exhibition  /  03 Nov 2006  -  14 Jan 2007
Published: 26.01.2007
German Goldsmiths' House Hanau
Georg Dobler. : Untitled. Georg, Dobler. Georg Dobler
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Georg, Dobler

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It represents the exiting development of the avantgarde jewellery since the 1960s in Germany.


Hanau shows from the 3rd November the exhibition “Choice”, which represents the versatile design spectrum of the up-to-date jewellery scene in Germany with 200 works from 30 artists. The project was initiated by request of the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Itami, Japan and supervised by Professor Elisabeth Holder and Herman Hermsen, both lecturers at the University of Applied Arts Duesseldorf. They invited eight colleagues to partake in the exhibition, which again asked two other young artists. Each participant chose five to seven exhibits in their own discretion.
The title “Choice” was selected because of the word’s different meanings being used as an adjective or as a noun. It describes the intention of the organizers, who wanted to give an interesting subjective view on the German jewellery scene as well as gaining some objectivity by bringing together a pool of different tastes and opinions.
The multifaceted training forms in Germany with very different contents of teaching offer German as well as foreign students a wide field for studying goldsmith and jewellery design. In examination of their own cultural heritance and ideas, artists from the Netherlands, Switzerland, South Africa, Vietnam and Japan give “German jewellery” their own, personal accents.
“Choice” represents the exiting development of the avantgarde jewellery since the 1960s in Germany. Conceptional aspects are found in the work of Otto Künzli and of his student Norman Weber. Herman Hermsen shows interesting design-jewellery, Elisabeth Holder´s jewellery is a close dialogue with the Visiual Arts. Johanna Dahm deals with the technique of Ashanti casting, Dorothea Prühl and Georg Dobler are inspired from the Nature. Witty, poetic and fabulous jewellery pieces contrast technical experiments in metal and enamel. Unconventional handling of technique and material as well as perfect workmanship is subject of the exhibition.

“Choice” is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue with photographs (German-English or German-Japanese). 


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Uli Biskup. : Untitled. Uli, Biskup. Uli Biskup
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Uli, Biskup

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Helen Britton. : Untitled. Helen, Britton. Helen Britton
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Helen, Britton

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Johanna Dahm. : Untitled. Johanna, Dahm. Johanna Dahm
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Johanna, Dahm

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Gabi Hinze. : Untitled. Gabi, Hinze. Gabi Hinze
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Gabi, Hinze

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Elisabeth Holder. : Untitled. Elisabeth, Holder. Elisabeth Holder
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Elisabeth, Holder

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Katja Korsawe. : Untitled. Katja, Korsawe. Katja Korsawe
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Katja, Korsawe

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Susanne Winckler. : Untitled. Susanne, Winckler. Susanne Winckler
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Susanne, Winckler

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Andrea Wippermann. : Untitled. Andrea, Wippermann. Andrea Wippermann
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Andrea, Wippermann

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