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Exhibition  /  10 Nov 2008  -  06 Dec 2008
Published: 10.11.2008
Claude Schmitz. Brooch: The revenge of orange take over, 2007. Silver, laquer, glass. 12x9x4cm. Claude Schmitz
Brooch: The revenge of orange take over, 2007
Silver, laquer, glass
12x9x4cm
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In his jewellery, Claude Schmitz applies classic materials in a context of value and significance. Unique wearable art objects” of Valéria Fazékas possess organic forms and are ecological, simple, streamlined...

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Claude Schmitz, Valéria Fazékas
(...)The materials used have always been what one can genuinely define as traditional. Classic materials in a context of value and significance, which Claude Schmitz specifically applies to and reflects on in his works. In more recent works apparently playful and lightly naturalistic elements are arranged in a rigorous form, patination and varnish move across the same levels of meaning. Through simple geometries he highlights the adjusted form, although driving them into a new network of relationships, in a condition of self-reflection free from decoration.(...)

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Valéria Fazekas – Jewels for the Head
Adèle Eisenstein

(...)Valéria Fazékas’s “unique wearable art objects” possess organic forms that remind of an octopus, anemone, flower, seashell, barnacle or bird’s nest – there is even one named “plankton”.
It all started when she was studying leather design and heard the expression “head-covering”. She knew instantly that this was her love. The many layers of meaning revealed a concept that was “more than a hat, deeper – you decorate yourself, you cover yourself, you conceal yourself.”
She found that working around the head and face meant a form of expression most intimate and individual.

(...)Fazekas’s mode of thinking is that of a designer, “ecological, simple, streamlined.”
She is not interested in trends, and her objects can be worn for years.
She feels compelled to limit herself, so that she can maintain her fingerprints on each piece. “I enjoy exactly the fact that no two pieces here are exactly the same,” she says.
“People think that I make hats, but I don’t make hats – I solve problems.”
Claude Schmitz. Brooch: Blue bloom, 2008. Silver, laquer. 15x14x8cm. Claude Schmitz
Brooch: Blue bloom, 2008
Silver, laquer
15x14x8cm
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Claude Schmitz. Brooch: Blue laurus, 2007. Silver, laquer. 8x6x2cm. Claude Schmitz
Brooch: Blue laurus, 2007
Silver, laquer
8x6x2cm
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Claude Schmitz. : If you want it-come and get it, 2007. Gold, opal. 6x4x2cm. Claude, SchmitzGold, opal6x4x2cm. Claude Schmitz
: If you want it-come and get it, 2007
Gold, opal
6x4x2cm


Claude, Schmitz
Gold, opal
6x4x2cm

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Claude Schmitz. Brooch: Yellow laurus, 2008. Silver, laquer. 7x5x3cm. Claude Schmitz
Brooch: Yellow laurus, 2008
Silver, laquer
7x5x3cm
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Claude Schmitz. : Lilac eccentric, 2007. Gold, amethyst. 7x7x1,5cm. Claude, SchmitzGold, amethyst7x7x1,5cm. Claude Schmitz
: Lilac eccentric, 2007
Gold, amethyst
7x7x1,5cm


Claude, Schmitz
Gold, amethyst
7x7x1,5cm

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Valéria Fazékas. Piece: Budapest hat, 2008. Wool, silk, cotton. Valéria Fazékas
Piece: Budapest hat, 2008
Wool, silk, cotton
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Valéria Fazékas. Piece: Bombay hat, 2008. Wool, silk, cotton. Valéria Fazékas
Piece: Bombay hat, 2008
Wool, silk, cotton
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