There are just a few weeks left to see a
remarkable jewelry exhibit at
the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC.
is showing until June 2, 2013.
The description of this show is as exciting
as the photos,
Over the past five years, MAD has collected nearly 200 exceptional pieces of art jewelry. From classic mid-century works to computer-designed musical jewelry, Wear It or Not: Recent Jewelry Acquisitions showcases the depth and variety of the new additions to the museum’s renowned permanent collection.
The exhibition will feature nearly 130 works from around the world including Melanie Bilenker, Kat Cole, Mari Ishikawa, Iris Nieuwenburg, Lucie Heskett Brem, Beverley Price, Verena Sieber-Fuchs and Kiff Slemmons. The exhibition will explore a range of jewelry making techniques, including computer design and digital fabrication, as well as the use of uncommon and unexpected materials to carry contemporary art jewelry beyond its decorative function into new creative realms of conceptual, social and political resonance.