28 April 2011

Collaborative Jewellery

Karl Fritsch @ Govett-Brewster - Stealing the Senses

ArtNews reported the following:
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery  New Plymouth  12 March - 6 June

Stealing the Senses brings together international and New Zealand artists whose practices propose new ways of experiencing the world. This diverse group of artworks, largely newly commissioned and site-specific, includes collaborative and community involved projects, across a variety of media.
A key installation in the show, Gesamtkunsthandwerk is the result of a three month long collaborative project between NZ sculptor Francis Upritchard, Italian furniture designer Martino Gamper, and NZ based German jeweller Karl Fritsch. Not to be missed, Gesamtkunsthandwerk will also be shown atHamish McKay Gallery, Wellington, in mid-June.

Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper & Francis Upritchard, Gesamtkunsthandwerk, 2011. Courtesy of Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Photo: Bryan James

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