jacqueline ryan at antonella villanova

British born, based in Umbria since 2001, Jacqueline Ryan is greatly inspired by nature in various forms with delicate scales and subtle movements. Her sketches and paper models for her jewelry designs are works of art themselves. Details are translated into beautiful organisms recalling the geometry found in nature, transformed into intimate sculptures. Ryan makes… Read More jacqueline ryan at antonella villanova

london’s dialogue collective at galerie hell, munich

Dialogue Collective at Galerie Hell in Munich While visiting Munich last month during Schmuck 2014, I came across a small gallery, Galerie Hell, featuring a group of contemporary jewelers who belong to the Dialogue Collective out of London. Each of the artists in the group made work specially for a concept: It’s 1888. Whitechapel in… Read More london’s dialogue collective at galerie hell, munich

“interno” lucia massei / pizzi cannella at antonella villanova

Interior is a new exhibition at the Galleria Alessandro Bagnai / Antonella Villanova Gallery in Florence showing the work of 2 Italian artists, Florentine jeweler Lucia Massei and Roman painter Pizzi Cannella, both using silk through a collaboration with the Antico Setificio Fiorentino. The exhibition, through September 14, 2013, was first presented at the Design… Read More “interno” lucia massei / pizzi cannella at antonella villanova

humans we are: graduating student exhibition at alchimia

11 students presented their graduation work in an installation in the Alchimia school gallery, demonstrating their “state of mind, their continuous research, their acceptance of failure as a necessary condition for growth, their desire to grow, and their curiosity [about] existence.” The installation kept up to the Alchimia aesthetic standards and utilized a current design… Read More humans we are: graduating student exhibition at alchimia