Ornament Magazine

VOL39.1 2016

Ornament is the leading magazine celebrating wearable art. Explore jewelry, fashion, beads; contemporary, ancient and ethnographic.

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of tourism in the 1930s led to the modification and creation of jewelry made from nontraditional materials such as car batteries along with the use of the thunderbird motif. 1 0 1 Vi s i t o r C e n t e r D r. , Wi l l i a m s b u r g , VA 2 3 1 8 5 ; 8 8 8 . 9 6 5 . 7 2 5 4 ; www.colonialw illiamsburg .com/do/ar t-museums/rockefeller-museum. WASHINGTON FACÈRÉ JEWELRY ART GALLERY presents "Funny Business: Making Mischief " through August 17. This show takes a bit of a turn, as ten participating artists express their wit through the visual medium of wearable art. From irreverent design to playful disguise, each artist brings a smile to their craft. The work of Emily Cobb, Nikki Couppee, Anna Davern, Marita Dingus, Chris Giffin, Thomas Hill, Felieke van der Leest, Kristin Lora, Sam Mitchell, and Tabea Reulecke are on display. 1420 Fifth Ave., Ste 108, Seattle, WA 98101; 206.624.6768; www.facerejewelryart.com. BELGIUM THE MODEMUSEUM ANTWERP features "Game Changers—Reinventing the 20th Century Silhouette" through August 14. The exhibit investigates the work of fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga. Along with the pioneers of haute couture in the 1920s and 1930s and later the designers of the 1980s and 1990s, Balenciaga provided an alternative for the prevailing constrictive hourglass silhouette. His patterns and work are the central focus of the exhibition. Other designers also have their clothing on display, each of which had similarly innovative ideas and shifted the boundaries of the classic feminine silhouette. Nationalestraat 28, Antwerp 2000, Belgium; 32.3.470.2770; www.momu.be/en.html. CANADA THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM presents "Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art." through September 5. In recent years, the sharing of practices and styles between tattooists in Europe, Japan, and North America have pushed forward tattooing as artistic expression. The exhibition explores the five-thousand-year-old world of tattooing, showcasing a visual history of body art and markings, ancient tools, and commissioned tattooed silicone body reproductions. This traveling exhibit comes from the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontar io, Canada M5S 2C6; 416.586.8000; www.rom.on.ca/en. DENMARK THE MUSEUM AT KOLDINGHUS shows "FABERGÉ: The Tsar's Jeweller and the Connections to the Danish Royal Family" through September 25. The exhibition presents approximately one hundred objects, including heirlooms borrowed from members of the Danish royal family, who own many Fabergé pieces due to their familial ties to the Russian tsars. Markdanersgade 11, Kolding, Denmark 6000;; www.koldinghus.dk/uk. FRANCE MUSÉE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS hosts "Fashion Forward, Three Centuries of Fashion (1715-2016)" through August 14. The museum is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of its fashion collection, which brings together three hundred items of men, women and children's fashion from the late seventeenth century to the most contemporary creations, selected from the museum's collections to provide a novel chronological overview. 107, rue de Rivoli, Paris, France 75001;; www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/en. DENVER ART MUSEUM THE DENVER ART MUSEUM presents "Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s" from September 11, 2016 through May 28, 2017. The exhibition shows work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris. The exhibition features seventy looks by designers Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada, Kansai Y a m a m o t o , Y o h j i Y a m a m o t o , Comme des Garçons, and Junya Watanabe, whose impact on fashion still resonates today. Shown are Kansai Yamamoto with model Sayoko, and a jacket by Kansai Yamamoto, Denver Art Museum, Neusteter Textile Collection. 100 W 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80204; 720.865.5000; www.denverartmuseum.org.

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