THE MOTOR
November 22nd 2017
Satisfy your own aesthetic standards – Gerd Rothmann

|Unconventional jewellery is becoming a contemporary art form, since many galleries are promoting jewels (and design) at famous art shows, like Art Miami. After the existential question: “What can I develop from my craft that can satisfy my aesthetic standards?” the artist developed casts and repoussage (metal shaped by hammering from the reverse side) pieces that bear prints of body parts of his friends and clients; it has become his trademark since the 70’s, and he is still going strong. Left: From him to her Right: Mit der Hand umschlungen Exhibition Art Miami, Dec 5-10, 2017 Buy Ornamentum Gallery Jewelry Gerd Rothmann

Unconventional jewellery is becoming a contemporary art form, since many galleries are promoting jewels (and design) at famous art shows, like Art Miami. After the existential question: “What can I develop from my craft that can satisfy my aesthetic standards?” the artist developed casts and repoussage (metal shaped by hammering from the reverse side) pieces that bear prints of body parts of his friends and clients; it has become his trademark since the 70’s, and he is still going strong. Left: From him to her Right: Mit der Hand umschlungen Exhibition Art Miami, Dec 5-10, 2017 Buy Ornamentum Gallery Jewelry Gerd Rothmann

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