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Co-curated by Ivy Ross & Allison Barnett
July 21 – Aug. 20, 2017

Crafted Visions : The Tension of Opposites



This groundbreaking exhibition places contemporary jewelry at the intersection of humanity and technology, arousing the spirit of (R)evolution.

Steve Jobs and the twentysomethings who followed him set out to change the world. They did. Now, in that spirit of innovation, 13 celebrated jewelry makers accept the challenge to upend their world’s established rules.

 

"Technology makes us more creative … amplifies what the mind and hands can do together. I like the tension of opposites that (Jobs) exposed. Jewelers and artists do the same"
Ivy Ross, co-curator, accomplished jewelry maker and respected Silicon Valley executive.

 

Five of the 13 artists represented in Crafted Visions use new technologies such as 3D printing and laser cutting.

The contrasts of simplicity and complexity, of art and technology inspire the makers. Those same creative impulses drove Jobs, the legendary founder of Apple, as he made his mark crafting a clear aesthetic, reaching beyond boundaries and breaking barriers.

The special collection complements the 2017 world premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, the opera based on Jobs’ life and work at The Santa Fe Opera.

Read a great interview with Ivy Ross about the exhibition here

Read the Klimt02 article here.

Read the great Klimt02 interview with Ivy Ross about the exhibition here.

For more information on the work, please email: allison@patina-gallery.com

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The TENSION of opposites - Exhibition Preview

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Naomi Mcintosh

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Genevieve Howard

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Claude Chavent

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Sandra Enterline

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Ulla & Martin Kaufmann

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Myung Urso

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Nervous System (Jesse Louis-Rosenberg & Jessica Rosenkrantz)

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Maria Eife

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Boris Bally

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Doerthe Fuchs

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ERICH ZIMMERMANN

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