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Irwin, Einstein, and Me

Irwin, Einstein, and Me

The other day on our Facebook page, we quoted the fine Robert Irwin bio Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees, by Lawrence Weschler. It's an endlessly giving book, and one that I highly recommend. 


"...color in nature is made up as much from texture as it is from the actual color itself. You have a color that’s made up of, say, fifty points of light, rather than on a painting, where it may be a single smear of color. Even in a...


The Constructs of Art & Time, or:

The Constructs of Art & Time, or:

...getting a little philosophical before lunch.

Today at the studio, we were talking about the wood used in the GR pieces, where it comes from, and what it means to work so closely with these materials. I consider it an honor. "It isn't about time or what's old or what's new," I said. "Because time is made up." And the materials, warm and strong, we can hold in our hands.

In a Smithsonian Magazine article published two winters ago -- when the hunker-down and wait-it-out habits of the season (and time!)...


Aubergine Brooch for Men (or Women)

Aubergine Brooch for Men (or Women)


I just finished a prototype for a commission order brooch and I am very happy with the way it turned out. The client led me away from the status quo and requested an Aubergine stain on a cherry wood. Also, in order to avoid making holes in fine Italian suits, I designed the brooch using magnets! The pieces will be for a private party in Milan.

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Calder

Calder

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Alexander Calder's work has greatly influenced the ways I consider and create art jewelry.
I came across a fantastic article on Calder's jewelry from 2010 when the show Calder Jewelry curated by Mark Rosenthal was being shown across the US. The article, Alexander Calder's Jewelry: going mobile was written by Cathleen McCarthy. Rosenthal stated that,
"Calder was accounting for all the components, how each part would be read in relation to the other parts, as well as how...


WEARABLE art

WEARABLE art

Organic Coil Walnut - Limited Edition Ceo

Pictured above from Left to Right: Organic Trefoil Brooch in Cherry, Square Knot Circle in Walnut and...