Ornament Magazine

VOL37.1 2014

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

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m use um s & g alle ri e s PASADENA BEAD AND DESIGN SHOW THE PASADENA BEAD AND DESIGN SHOW takes place each January and July at the Hilton Pasadena. Over three hundred exhibitors make it the largest show of its kind, offering handmade merchandise. The product list includes lampwork beads, handcrafted artistic polymer and silver clay beads, vintage and antique beads, artisan resources, components, and hard-to-find boutique arts such as handwoven textiles. The show typically hosts one hundred fifty hands-on workshops. These classes offer instruction in beadmaking, wire, jewelry creation, chainmaille, metal work, glass, polymer clay, riveting, soldering, hatmaking, and clothing design. Shown are a ring and earrings by Mountain Robbins Art Studio and beads by Klew Gallery. www.pasadenabeadanddesignshow.com. permanent collections, where seventy jewelers and silversmiths have been invited to show their most recent creations alongside Medieval/Renaissance, Seventeenth/Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Art Nouveau/Art Deco, Modern and Contemporary works. This panorama of contemporary French creation shows how jewelry and its role are changing today, with formal experimentation, "questioning" of the contemporary body and identification of new social behaviors. 107 Rue de Rivoli, Paris 75001, France;; www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/english-439. GERMANY THE SCHMUCK MUSEUM IN PFORZHEIM features "Jewellery by Bettina Speckner and Daniel Spoerri" from February 8 through April 27, 2014. Speckner's jewelry uses photographs as the centerpieces for brooches and other adornment. Her pieces will be displayed with the jewelry and small sculptures created by the >Eat Art< artist Daniel Spoerri. 30 ORNAMENT 37.1.2013 Jahnstrasse 42, Pforzheim d-75173, 49.0.7231.39.21.26; www.schmuckmuseum.de. Germany; THE RAUTENSTRAUCH-JOEST-MUSEUM presents "Made In Oceania: Tapa – Art And Social Landscapes" through April 27, 2014. Largely unknown in the West, Tapa—a unique fabric made from the inner bark of trees—is the material expression of the Pacific Islands' cultural identity. This important new exhibition at the museum gathers a selection of two hundred fifty pieces from across the Pacific, ranging from the Cook collection (eighteenth century) to works by renowned contemporary Polynesian and Melanesian artists. Cäcilienstraße 29-33, Cologne 50667, Germany; 49.221.33694; www.museenkoeln.de/rautenstrauch-joest-museum. GREAT BRITAIN THE SOMERSET HOUSE holds the exhibition "Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!" through March 2, 2014. The exhibit celebrates the life and wardrobe of the late British patron of fashion and art. The exhibition showcases over a hundred pieces from her collection, one of the most important private collections of late twentieth century/early twenty-first century British fashion design, now owned by Daphne Guinness. This includes garments from the many designer talents she discovered and launched, such as Alexander McQueen, Philip Treacy, Hussein Chalayan and Julien Macdonald amongst others. South Building, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, United Kingdom; 44.20.7845.4600; www.somersethouse.org.uk. THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM hosts "Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s" through February 16, 2014. The more than eighty-five outfits showcase the bold and exciting new looks by the most experimental young designers of the decade, including Betty Jackson, Katharine Hamnett, Wendy Dagworthy, and John Galliano. The exhibit traces the emerging theatricality in British fashion as the capital's club scene influenced a new generation of designers. Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom; 44.20.7942.2000; www.vam.ac.uk.

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