body, movement, structure. contemporary jewelry and its construction [at the MAXXI, Rome]

How exciting that one of the more important contemporary art museums in Italy, the MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Art, is dedicating an exhibition to contemporary art jewelry in relationship to architecture… two of my passions!… Read More body, movement, structure. contemporary jewelry and its construction [at the MAXXI, Rome]

sant’agostino church {rome} v2 floor plan pendant

This is the paper and resin version of the coral stone inlay Sant’Agostino (Rome) floor plan pendant — part of my architectural floor plan series of fortresses, castles, villas, & churches in Italy. The frame was hand-sawed from 1mm sterling silver sheet to the scale of the diagram found in a vintage Italian travel guide.… Read More sant’agostino church {rome} v2 floor plan pendant

sant’agostino church {rome} coral stone inlay pendant

The Basilica of Sant’Agostino is a Roman Catholic church near Piazza Navona, in the rione Sant’Eustachio, in Rome, Italy. It is one of the first Roman churches built during the Renaissance. The façade was built in 1483 by Giacomo di Pietrasanta, from a design by Leon Battista Alberti, using travertine said to have been taken… Read More sant’agostino church {rome} coral stone inlay pendant

louise nevelson exhibition in rome

Now until July 21, 2013, at the Palazzo Sciarra in Rome, you can see the retrospective exhibition Louise Nevelson dedicated to the American sculptor of Russian origin, Louise Berliawsky Nevelson (1899 – 1988). One of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century, some critics recognizing her as the greatest living sculptor, Nevelson is an original avant-garde artist. Her sculptures,… Read More louise nevelson exhibition in rome