- Rita Marcangelo
StatementAlternatives Gallery specializes in the promotion of contemporary jewellery and first opened in central Rome in 1997. A selection of the best international designers is carried out, so as to satisfy a clientele made up of private collectors and institutional spaces, among others, and to be in a position to offer the most innovative works on the market today.
Alternatives has always been active in supporting jewellery as a cultural expression of our time and has over the years become an important reference point on an international level in the field.
In 2013 the gallery moved to new premises in the heart of ancient Rome. The minimalist space has been conceived to enhance the beauty of contemporary jewellery and to establish communication between the public and the finished piece.
With the aim of bringing art jewellery to an even wider public, Alternatives has recently launched a new project, www.no-gram.com, the first "Shopping Cloud" totally dedicated to contemporary jewellery.
Artist listDina Abargil, Jane Adam, Adrean Bloomard, Akiko Ban, Alexandra Serpa Pimentel, Sylvie Altschuler, Karin Roy Andersson, Andrea Wagner, Jordi Aparicio, Anne Bader, Carola Bauer, Michael Becker, Edith Bellod, Maria Cristina Bellucci, Barbara Brancaleoni, Petra Brenner, Monika Brugger, Luisa Bruni, Jacek Byczewski, Michael Carberry, Shimara Carlow, Marianne Casmose, Cathy Chotard, Ela Cindoruk, Sally Collins, Elaine Cox, Claudia Cucchi, Diana Dudek, Elisabetta Duprè, Maria Rosa Franzin, Arata Fuchi, Nahoko Fujimoto, Seul Gi Kwon, Noriko Hanawa, Heidemarie Herb, Stefan Heuser, Yu Hiraishi, Eugenia Ingegno, Meiri Ishida, Mari Ishikawa, Stephanie Jendis, Satomi Kawai, Ute Kolar, Melanie Kolsch, Takako Komiya, Marie Louise Kristensen, Constantinos Kyriacou, Angelo Lomuscio, Ermelinda Magro, Marco Malasomma, Margherita Marchioni, Gigi Mariani, Naomi McIntosh, GianCarlo Montebello, Sonia Morel, Kazumi Nagano, Kaoru Nakano, Shunchiro Nakashima, Ritsuko Ogura, Nazan Pak, Kathryn Partington, Liana Pattihis, Felicity Peters, Ruudt Peters, Alba Polenghi Lisca, Ramon Puig Cuyàs, Anthony Roussel, Deborah Rudolph, Ewa Rudowska, Isabell Schaupp, Marianne Schliwinski, Sonja Seidl, Myriam Soseilos, Emiko Suo, Janna Syvänoja, Yoko Takirai, Michelle Taylor, Eva Tesarik, Katja Toporski, Vivi Touloumidi, Silke Trekel, Yayoi Tsuji, Barbara Uderzo, Vincent Vaucher, Federico Vianello, Graziano Visintin, Silvia Walz, Fiona Wright, Stefano Zanini, Rian de Jong, Corrado de Meo
HoursTuesday-Friday: 10.00am - 1pm / 14.30 - 7.00 pm
Summer (mid June-mid September): Closed Saturdays
Monday-Friday: 10.00am - 7.00 pm
Exhibition 12 Nov 2016 - 06 Dec 2016 Past Present. The Grammar of Jewellery by Maria Rosa Franzin & Gigi Mariani.
Exhibition 05 Mar 2016 - 01 Apr 2016 Amber Chamber at Rome.
Workshop 13 Jul 2015 - 18 Jul 2015 The Contemporary Jeweller's Bench 2015.
Exhibition 28 Apr 2015 - 07 Jun 2015 Amber Chamber at Poland.
Exhibition 13 Apr 2013 - 04 May 2013 Mari Ishikawa: Hanging Gardens.
Exhibition 10 Nov 2011 - 03 Dec 2011 The Unbearable Lightness of Gold.
Exhibition 22 Sep 2011 - 15 Oct 2011 Michael Becker: The architecture of light.
Exhibition 23 Jun 2011 - 15 Jul 2011 ArtOrnamento.
Exhibition 06 May 2011 - 09 May 2011 Alternatives at Collect.
Exhibition 07 Apr 2011 - 29 Apr 2011 Graziano Visintin: Geometrie Variabili.
Exhibition 23 Sep 2010 - 15 Oct 2010 ArtOrnamento.
Workshop 26 Jul 2010 - 29 Aug 2010 AGC: Summer workshops.
Exhibition 14 May 2010 - 17 May 2010 Alternatives Gallery at Collect.
Fair 14 May 2010 - 17 May 2010 Collect 2010.
Exhibition 10 Dec 2009 - 09 Jan 2010 Winter Exhibition.
Exhibition 05 Nov 2009 - 25 Nov 2009 Norman Cherry: ISOMORPHS - NEW MUTATIONS.
Exhibition 26 Sep 2009 - 10 Oct 2009 ArtOrnamento.
Exhibition 11 Jun 2009 - 10 Jul 2009 Also known as jewellery.
Fair 15 May 2009 - 17 May 2009 Collect 2009.
Exhibition 02 Apr 2009 - 24 Apr 2009 Monika Brugger: au bout des doigts - et autres travaux d'aiguille.
Exhibition 14 Feb 2009 - 07 Mar 2009 Rings for Planet Earth.
Exhibition 22 Nov 2008 - 29 Nov 2008 Anna Fornari: I segni dell’identità.
Exhibition 08 Nov 2007 - 01 Dec 2007 The Pygmy retrospective.
Exhibition 27 Sep 2007 - 20 Oct 2007 In the shade of the tree.
Exhibition 19 May 2007 - 23 Jun 2007 Non tutto è oro ciò che luccica.
Exhibition 24 Mar 2007 - 21 Apr 2007 Collectables.
Exhibition 04 Nov 2006 - 25 Nov 2006 Portuguese contemporary jewellery in Rome.
Exhibition 30 Oct 2006 - 25 Nov 2006 4 points of contact between Lisbon and Rome.
Exhibition 25 Mar 2006 - 29 Apr 2006 Women in Jewellery.
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