Porträt im Laden Rolf Lindner

Exhibition  /  MunichJewelleryWeek2018  /  02 Mar 2018  -  14 Apr 2018
Published: 26.02.2018

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The theme Bijou Brut often finds his way back in his work. Raw authenticity, techniques used in an unorthodox way and a sense of fun and lightness characterise these pieces.

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Lindner Rolf
In my many years of work as an artist, certain themes have become crystallised that I home in on again and again. One of these I call "bijou brut": I create jewellery and objects that have a raw authenticity in their shaping and surfaces. The traces of artistic creation are deliberately left visible, techniques are sometimes applied in unorthodox ways and I tend to avoid making the pieces too agreeable. On the other hand, a sense of fun and lightness is definitely conveyed, too. The objects created using my thermal-hydropneumatic moulding process are reminiscent of gingerbread cakes strewn with colourful crumbles, and the emails – partially fired using my own collage technique – are similar to graffiti in their colouring. The sources of inspiration are inexhaustible.
/ Rolf Lindner, 2018.

Rolf Lindner (lebt und arbeitet in Erfurt).
1946 geboren in Ichtershausen, Thüringen / 1965-1967 Goldschmiedelehre / 1969-1972 Studium an der Fachschule für angewandte Kunst Heiligendamm, Abteilung Schmuck/Email/Metall,
Dipl. Designer (FH) / 1973-1977 tätig in der PGH Erfurt-Schmuck / 1976 Meisterprüfung im Gold- schmiedehandwerk / seit 1977 freischaffend in Erfurt / 1984-2004 Mitinitiator und Ausrichter
der Erfurter Schmucksymposien / seit 1990 Leitung von nationalen und internationalen Workshops.
Rolf Lindner. Brooch: o.T., 1985. Enamel on steel.. 11 x 8 cm. Photo by: Rolf Lindner. Rolf Lindner
Brooch: o.T., 1985
Enamel on steel.
11 x 8 cm
Photo by: Rolf Lindner
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Rolf Lindner. Ring: o.T., 1992-2010. Casted aluminum, turquoise. . Height 7.5 cm. Photo by: Rolf Lindner. Rolf Lindner
Ring: o.T., 1992-2010
Casted aluminum, turquoise. 
Height 7.5 cm
Photo by: Rolf Lindner
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