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Donald Friedlich

Jeweller  /  MunichJewelleryWeek2016
Published: 22.01.2019

Statement

For many years, I’ve sought to identify qualities that are unique to jewelry as a medium. One I’ve focused on is that jewelry is seen in motion.  In my Lumina Series Brooches I’ve exploited this movement in such a manner that the brooches appear to dramatically shift color intensity or actually change color when viewed at different angles. At times they appear almost like internally lit neon tubes, saturated with color and full of light.
 
My Lumina Brooches are in part inspired by the effect of sunlight that is reflected by the moon and at times, diffused by cloud cover or fog.
 
Glass has a huge expressive range in terms of form, surface,
color and texture. It can be as transparent as water or opaque as stone. It can be thousands of colors and any form in the world. I have found it fascinating to explore the possibilities.

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2020:
Exhibition  23 Jun 2020 - 12 Jul 2020  Friedrich Becker Prize 2020 Exhibition.
Award giving  23 Jun 2020 - 23 Jun 2020  Friedrich Becker Prize 2020 Winner.
Exhibition  05 Jun 2020 - 10 Jul 2020  Site Effects: Jewelry on both sides of the Atlantic in Baltimore.
Exhibition  17 Jan 2020 - 29 Feb 2020  Site Effects: Jewelry on both sides of the Atlantic.
2019:
Exhibition  18 Oct 2019 - 28 Oct 2019  Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition 2019.
Exhibition  25 Jun 2019 - 16 Jul 2019  Arm Candy.
Exhibition  22 Feb 2019 - 22 Mar 2019  Glass Miniatures 2019.
2018:
Exhibition  19 Oct 2018 - 06 Jan 2019  SNAG at Triple Parade in Shanghai 2018.
2017:
Exhibition  17 Nov 2017 - 28 May 2018  Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection..
Workshop  25 Jun 2017 - 07 Jul 2017  Industrial Resources for the Studio Artist by Donald Friedlich.
2016:
Exhibition  04 May 2016 - 19 Jun 2016  In Glass by Donald Friedlich.
Fair  24 Feb 2016 - 01 Mar 2016  Schmuck 2016.

Publications      View / hide publications

Book:  New Brooches: 400+ Contemporary Jewellery Designs. Estrada, NicolasPromopress:  Barcelona,  2018
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