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An inclination towards invisibility Philosophical reflections on the jewellery works of Jiro Kamata


But is it even possible to become invisible? The physicists are skeptical. They insist that if the whole body could be made invisible by a...

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An inclination towards invisibility Philosophical reflections on the jewellery works of Jiro Kamata


But is it even possible to become invisible? The physicists are skeptical. They insist that if the whole body could be made invisible by a...

"I know that immortal fame awaits him if his death is recorded by you" Pliny the Younger, Letter to Tacitus about the eruption of Vesuvius,


Rimbaud wonders in his Illuminations: “Can one be in ecstasies over destruction?” Read

/ Portrait of the Artist as Volcano

Jérôme Neutres
Creator of forms

"I know that immortal fame awaits him if his death is recorded by you" Pliny the Younger, Letter to Tacitus about the eruption of Vesuvius,


Rimbaud wonders in his Illuminations: “Can one be in ecstasies over destruction?”

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In 1957 we decided to do an event using the stage. We had no intention of doing theatre or a concert; we just wanted to express the art of using the stage.

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/ ESPERIMENTO DA 16MM

Shozo Shimamoto
Creator of forms

In 1957 we decided to do an event using the stage. We had no intention of doing theatre or a concert; we just wanted to express the art of using the stage.

Throughout the canon of art history, the gold standard of academic symbolic analysis is The Arnolfini Portrait by Netherlandish artist Jan van Eyck in 1434. In Art History 101, it is perhaps the most written about painting, allowing for students of a...

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Throughout the canon of art history, the gold standard of academic symbolic analysis is The Arnolfini Portrait by Netherlandish artist Jan van Eyck in 1434. In Art History 101, it is perhaps the most written about painting, allowing for students of a...

You always reap what you sow.

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/ Three Worlds

Otto Künzli
Media, Spaces & Design

You always reap what you sow.

The work of Jiro Kamata evokes a special kind of optimism difficult to find in jewelry. I do not know if it’s by deliberate or subliminal touch, but by recalling a visual past two decades in our rearview mirror, he is able to conjure spectacular ec...

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/ Jewelry for tomorrow

Kellie Riggs
Media, Spaces & Design

The work of Jiro Kamata evokes a special kind of optimism difficult to find in jewelry. I do not know if it’s by deliberate or subliminal touch, but by recalling a visual past two decades in our rearview mirror, he is able to conjure spectacular ec...

When I try to visualize his work, it is a mirror shot of Jiro Kamata that first appears in my mind. It could be a selfie. Or it could be an incidental reflection of his figure on the perfectly polished surface of his own work. In either case, he is h...

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/ Through a Gazer’s Eyes

Makiko Akiyama
Media, Spaces & Design

When I try to visualize his work, it is a mirror shot of Jiro Kamata that first appears in my mind. It could be a selfie. Or it could be an incidental reflection of his figure on the perfectly polished surface of his own work. In either case, he is h...

History can certainly be written, but the real article is generational scenery.

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/ Readers

Yaman Shao
Documentary

History can certainly be written, but the real article is generational scenery.

When Art, Science, Engineering, and Design constructs a loop that prompt the civilization evolvement

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When Art, Science, Engineering, and Design constructs a loop that prompt the civilization evolvement

The first video in my collection was added in 1994. More than 25 years have passed since then. From the works out of around 100 videos in the collection for exhibition this time, I am delighted to have such a wonderful space to introduce my “Unders...

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/ Understanding of Space and Time Concept in Asian Art History

Daisuke Miyatsu
Media, Spaces & Design

The first video in my collection was added in 1994. More than 25 years have passed since then. From the works out of around 100 videos in the collection for exhibition this time, I am delighted to have such a wonderful space to introduce my “Unders...

The Zen-inspired, shamanistic paintings, sculptures, and installations of Hong-wen Lin reveal the intensity of an artist whose forms are as precise and accurate as they are mysterious and divergent. Regardless of what medium or materials he uses, t...

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/ Hong-Wen Lin’s Journey Through Time

Robert C. Morgan
Creator of forms

The Zen-inspired, shamanistic paintings, sculptures, and installations of Hong-wen Lin reveal the intensity of an artist whose forms are as precise and accurate as they are mysterious and divergent. Regardless of what medium or materials he uses, t...

This talks ambitions to raise some questions and topics about the art of collecting art in Europe and Asia, the booming of Asian modern and contemporary art through the world today.

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This talks ambitions to raise some questions and topics about the art of collecting art in Europe and Asia, the booming of Asian modern and contemporary art through the world today.

I think in such a rich and selective era, "value" has become the standard for us to measure things, but what is the value in our lives?

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/ Red X Thread

Franz Bette
Documentary

I think in such a rich and selective era, "value" has become the standard for us to measure things, but what is the value in our lives?

Introduction

Jewellery as a medium of artistic expression, referred to as author jewellery in Germany, has triggered a young movement in Asia. The interpretation of j e w elle r y from this contemporary perspective is primarily anchored i...

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/ Red X Thread: Franz Bette Jewellery

Dr. Sabine Runde
Creator of forms

Introduction

Jewellery as a medium of artistic expression, referred to as author jewellery in Germany, has triggered a young movement in Asia. The interpretation of j e w elle r y from this contemporary perspective is primarily anchored i...

Time and Timelessness in the Art of Franz Bette.

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/ Pin with (Out) Shadow

Junjin Wu
Media, Spaces & Design

Time and Timelessness in the Art of Franz Bette.

The essence of art is the truth that reflects the world, the artists strive to tell the truth for themselves.

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/ PUNTO and ZERO

Felix Kwok
Documentary

The essence of art is the truth that reflects the world, the artists strive to tell the truth for themselves.

Hsiao Chin embodies the visionary figure of a Chinese artist-cum-citizen of the world whose life’s work represents an openminded conversation with cultures that at times appear wildly different.
Hsiao Chin was born in Shanghai in 1935, afte...

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/ Journey of Signs

Jérôme Neutres
Creator of forms

Hsiao Chin embodies the visionary figure of a Chinese artist-cum-citizen of the world whose life’s work represents an openminded conversation with cultures that at times appear wildly different.
Hsiao Chin was born in Shanghai in 1935, afte...

Capturing the moment to seize the serendipity and the eternal of humanity, then showing courtesy in between, moreover, be fully alive to the beauty.

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/ The Lost Grace

Ijong Juan
Documentary

Capturing the moment to seize the serendipity and the eternal of humanity, then showing courtesy in between, moreover, be fully alive to the beauty.

“Traveler, your footprints are the only road, nothing else. Traveler, there is no road; you make your own path as you walk.”

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/ Pursuit

Kaiyin Huang
Documentary

“Traveler, your footprints are the only road, nothing else. Traveler, there is no road; you make your own path as you walk.”