GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig writes in a statement: From 5.5. we present you in the new special exhibition “JEWELRY + IMAGE. The GRASSI adorns” jewelry objects after 1945 from our collection. The jewelry on display was also worn by people close to the museum and photographed by Leipzig photographers. Some of the photographs […]Read More St.Barbara in “JEWELRY + IMAGE. The GRASSI adorns”
Η ελληνικη εκδοση της VOGUE – διπλο τευχος Ιουλιου/Αυγουστου – δημοσιευει εκτενή συνεντευξη της Λουκιας Ριτσαρντς στην γνωστή Βρετανιδα εξπερτ της μοδας και του design Sarah Bailey.Read More Interviewed for VOGUE GR!
JEWELLERY / OBJECT / PERFORMANCE / VIDEO The group exhibition Metamorphoses will be shown from 24 February – 2 April 2022 at Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein Gallery in Munich during Schmuck 2022, accompanied by a LIVE online presentation. The group show follows an intensive e-Residency including online workshops, individual coaching and group meetings during Autumn/Winter 2021/2022. Metamorphoses […]Read More 3 places available_ Metamorphoses _Schmuck 2022_MUNICH
Picture: Loukia Richards, 2018: The Jeweller’s Hell_Credit: Christoph Ziegler Jewelry Week of Munich Faces Challenges Europe’s Top Jewelry Event Seeks to Stay Independent By Loukia Richards While Germany’s vice chancellor claims the “fat years are over,” Munich’s jewelry scene wonders if this year’s slowdown should be attributed to temporary consumer fears or reflects an imminent […]Read More Jewelry Week of Munich Faces Challenges_2019 analysis_Full text
Contemporary jewellery artists defy stereotypes regarding modelling – otherwise they would not have been “artists”. My mother is not just an old lady modelling my latest piece “St.Barbara-Patron saint of artillerists” (left) and Christoph Ziegler’s “Fragments” (right) – both to be viewed at WAR_POLEMOS, 11-14 March 2020 at Galerie WELTRAUM, Munich; she is a person […]Read More A message of encouragement to all people fighting depression!
Picture: Christ II, Loukia Richards_Schmuck 2020_Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Special show Schmuck 2020 _72. Internationale Handwerksmesse_Munich 11 –15 March. Curator/Final selection: Chequita Nahar, Netherlands. Loukia Richards, co-curator of WERT/voll (UBA Dessau/Grassi Museum Leipzig), participates in Schmuck 2020 with Christ II and Chist III_Pectoral ornament/pendant. 2019. Embroidery on paper, vintage coral, turquoise, silver, plastic. Credit: Christoph Ziegler […]Read More Schmuck_11–15 March 2020_Munich
Text: Dora Eckhardt, Bildende Künstlerin/Visual artist, Berlin. Picture: Dora wearing her own jewellery. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Dora participated in the “Objekte des Begehrens” workshop on 2+3 November 2020 at Grassi Museum Leipzig. The workshop has been funded by Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Agency of Germany) and chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Dora wrote about […]Read More It has been stimulating, instructive, exciting and merry!
Greek text follows: I am happy to participate in the Fulbright Alumni group show in Athens, Greece POLYMORPHIA – ART SUPPORTS EDUCATION. All works presented at the show are donations of former alumni to support the funding of the prestigious grants. Fulbright facilitated my research at The Textile Museum in Washington D.C. through a grant […]Read More POLYMORPHIA_ART SUPPORTS EDUCATION_FULBRIGHT FOUNDATION
The corona virus crisis makes it obvious to everybody that time has come to speak up. After Schmuck 2020 cancelation – following public health directives and suggestions issued by the German federal government, directives which also resulted in the cancelation of numerous fairs, events and concerts – such as IBT Berlin (world’s biggest tourism fair) […]Read More Europe’s Top Jewellery Event Seeks to Stay Independent_Corona Virus Updated
Picture: Helleni_Textile collage_Five generations of embroiderers_2017_Loukia Richards_Credit: Christoph Ziegler. We are happy to announce that the group show following our #Textile Quartet #Artist_Residency and Workshop (17-30 June 2019) in Leonidio will take place at the Municipal Gallery in Tsikaliotis Mansion (26-29 June). We are looking for the 4th member of our USA_Canada_Greece team. If you […]Read More Tsikaliotis Mansion to host our textile_art_show in late June_Arcadia_Greece