JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Object 2019

In the fall of 2019 from October 10 to 12 for the eleventh time JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Object – the main international event for contemporary jewellery and art –  took place in Barcelona. The event serves a platform for interaction, discussion, and a meeting place for jewellery artists, gallery representatives, collectors, and organizations from around the world. JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Object is designed for professionals as well as the public with a full program of events, exhibitions, conferences. This year the main theme of the event was the communicative and diplomatic role of contemporary jewellery today. The discussion about the power of jewellery is exciting and potentially inexhaustible. It means to return to the beginnings of humanity, where jewellery is not only an ornament of the body but also an ideological expression of culture and, more importantly – POLITICS. Among the 300 contemporary jewellery artists from around the world who participated in JOYA Barcelona ​​Art Jewellery & Object, Latvia was represented by VALDIS BROŽE, a contemporary jewellery artist who was awarded the AUTOR AWARD presented by Dan Piersinaru – AUTOR’s founder and he personally selects one artist, who will receive the AUTOR Award and represent AUTOR […]

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Pastaiga 09/2019

Photo: Oļegs ZernovsStyle: Olga KolotovaMake-up: Beāte KudiņaStylists asisstant: Renāte PuķītePhotographer’s assistant: Edmunds GoldmanisModel: Līva (Vacatio)Jewellery: Art gallery Putti

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An exhibition by the Italian contemporary jewellery artist ANNAMARIA ZANELLA ANNAMARIA ZANELLA exhibition “TRA MATERIA E COLORE / BETWEEN MATERIAL AND COLOUR” was on display at the San Rocco Oratorio in Padua, Italy. Contemporary jewellery by the artist and 16th-century murals that depict the life of San Rocco complement each other wonderfully. The most complex aspect of setting up an exhibition based on Annamaria Zanella priceless work, has indeed been, the selection of some pieces of art and to pinpointing them to a satisfying  exhibiting criteria. Hence, i did not wanted to do a classical anthology by presenting the works in a strict, both cronological and typological order, but i , otherwise preferred to give strength to Forms, to Matters and above all, to Colours, by creating some sort of rooms, rooms filled with thoughts, in which a subtle thematic,  binds together the pieces of art , blending well either, the chromatic and the formal aspect and by the fact of communicating with one another too. Born in Padua, Italy, in 1966, Annemaria Zanella began her personal and artistic work at the Selvatico Institute of Fine Arts in Padua in 1987. The idea of ​​jewellery came as a necessity for communication with […]

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