Photo: 1942. Journal Of An Aviator On The Eastern Front_By_Adriana Radulescu. Photo Credit_By_Adriana Radulescu. When we decided “war” would be the theme of our 6th Schmuck 2020/ Munich Jewellery Week group show, we were aware that chances of a major armed conflict this year were high. It did not cross our mind though that thousands […]Read More WAR Virtual Show at Klimt02
Christoph Ziegler: Fragments, 2020. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler “The global hunger for energy and raw materials makes war an obligatory means to fulfill the promise of unlimited prosperity and to keep up the circuit of production and consumption. The plastic toy guns I use in the jewellery series I created for the exhibition Polemos refer […]Read More Hunger for energy stilled by the unexpected_WAR_COMICS_2
Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler. Ελληνικό κειμενο μετά το αγγλικό. WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ group show – originally scheduled for Schmuck 2020/Jewellery Week of Munich 2020 – will take place on 5-8 November 2020 at Weltraum Gallery, Munich. In the meanwhile, participants decided to present their work, concepts and thoughts through a different art medium: comics! Comics is often […]Read More WAR_Comics+Jewlery: St.Barbara
WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ, 11-14 March 2020_WELTRAUM Gallery_Rumfordstraße 26, Munich. The project is funded by City of Munich. Concept and curation: Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Schmuck München/ Jewelry Week Munich 2020 Πόλεμος πάντων μὲν πατήρ ἐστι, πάντων δὲ βασιλεύς. / War is the father of all and king of all; and some he shows as gods, others […]Read More POSTPONED 4 FALL 2020_WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ
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!
Πόλεμος πάντων μὲν πατήρ ἐστι, πάντων δὲ βασιλεύς. War is the father of all and king of all; and some he shows as gods, others as men, some he makes slaves, others free. Heraclitus WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ_Galerie WELTRAUM, Rumfordstraße 26, 80469 Munich. 11-14 March 2020_Schmuckwoche München/ Munich Jewellery Week 2020. With Mihaela Coman, Yonghak Jo, Marilena Karagkiozi, […]Read More WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ_Galerie WElTRAUM_11-14 March _SCHMUCK München/MJW 2020
Picture: “Jewellers’ Hell”, 2018_Loukia Richards_Drawing on paper. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Gallery Ra, the historical gallery which for 43 years played a leading role in presenting and promoting jewellery art, as well as educating and training the public in the delights of the discipline, closes down. I read the sad news in Maja Houtman’s highly informative […]Read More New ways of promoting jewellery art urgently needed!