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La Crème

Exhibition  /  04 Nov 2009  -  21 Nov 2009
Published: 21.10.2009
Lesley Craze Gallery
Management:
Rebecca Sweeting Lesley Craze
Benjamin Lignel. Brooch: Thinking of you (Lesley, 2009. Fine silver, stainless steel, polyurethane paint. Benjamin Lignel
Brooch: Thinking of you (Lesley, 2009
Fine silver, stainless steel, polyurethane paint
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Intro
(...) On occasion of the 25th Anniversary, Lesley Craze Gallery will display the exhibition ‘La Crème’, celebrating the talent and diversity in contemporary jewellery and metalsmithing by bringing together 25 artists who have each created one unique piece to celebrate this special occasion. (...)
An exhibition celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Lesley Craze Gallery

Lesley Craze Gallery is one of Europe’s foremost contemporary jewellery galleries. This November it celebrates its 25th anniversary. To mark this event, the exhibition ‘La Crème’ will celebrate the talent and diversity in contemporary jewellery and metalsmithing by bringing together 25 artists who have each created one unique piece to celebrate this special occasion.

This particular selection represents the diversity of work displayed at the gallery over the last 25 years. ‘La Crème’ showcases jewellery by leaders in the field such as Wendy Ramshaw CBE RDI (UK), Professor Yasuki Hiramatsu (Japan), Michael Becker (Germany) Gerda Flöckinger CBE (UK) and Jacqueline Mina (UK) alongside work by cutting edge international contemporary jewellery artists such as Arek Wolski (Poland) and Benjamin Lignel (France). Materials used range from textile, paper and Lacquer to 18 carat gold.

As well as presenting the finest in contemporary jewellery, the exhibition will display silver and metal work by names such as Helen Carnac, Angela Cork and Grant McCaig.

With a strong representation of international artists from Poland, Japan, France, Switzerland, Germany and The Netherlands, the exhibition will bring together a mix of nationality, techniques, materials & subject matter. This is an outstanding and rare opportunity to view an exceptional group of designers under one roof.

Remarks

Private view on Tuesday 3rd November 2009, 6pm - 8pm to be opened by Wendy Ramshaw (CBE RDI)

Each of the 25 artists invited to take part have created one unique piece to commemorate this special occasion. 



Lesley Craze Gallery is open from 10am until 5.30pm
Monday to Saturday inclusive during November and December 

Kamilla Ruberg. Brooch: Anamorphic, 2009. 18 carat gold. Kamilla Ruberg
Brooch: Anamorphic, 2009
18 carat gold
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Arek Wolski. Brooch: Untitled, 2009. Steel, flock. Arek Wolski
Brooch: Untitled, 2009
Steel, flock
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Etsuko Sonobe. Brooch: Untitled, 2009. 20 carat gold, agate. Etsuko Sonobe
Brooch: Untitled, 2009
20 carat gold, agate
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Michihiro Sato. Brooch: Untitled, 2009. Paper, silver. Michihiro Sato
Brooch: Untitled, 2009
Paper, silver
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Nora Fok. Necklace: Untitled, 2009. Nylon, 25 pearls. Nora Fok
Necklace: Untitled, 2009
Nylon, 25 pearls
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