Posts By: Christina Busch
Munich Highlights Jewelry and Crafts
As part of the IHM (International Crafts Fair), Handwerk & Design provides an important forum for the arts and crafts sector. Also Fantastic: Munich Jewelry Week.
Shaping the Change
Sophisticated (art) works move us and hold the potential for change. This is shown in the new Art Aurea, Issue No. 51, Spring 2023.
Around 50 to 60 years ago, fundamental changes took place in all areas of arts and crafts, which are often referred to as “applied arts.”… Read on
A Mind of Their Own
Jewelry from Austria now at Goldschmiedehaus Hanau. A focus on female artists.
Jewelry as a Pure Art Form
The special exhibition Schmuck at the Handwerk & Design 2023
Jewelry Design 2023
What characterizes well-designed jewelry in small series.
Buzzwords tend to be misused. For example, long before the turn of the millennium, the word “design” was overused and devalued to denote any kind… Read on
Metamorphoses of ceramics
Looking back and looking forward - Galerie Handwerk Munich from January 13 to February 18, 2023.
The Good Modernity
On the passion of collecting design: now at the Grassi Museum in Leipzig.
“Fangfrisch” in Wismar
New trade fair for applied arts in Wismar. Applications until February 28, 2023.
The “Fangfrisch” [Freshly Caught] trade fair will be held for the first time in the northeast of Germany from October 6 to 8, 2023. Organized… Read on
Inspiring Living Spaces
About workshops, studios and living spaces, where work and life unite in an inspiring way. Art Aurea, Issue 50, Winter 2022.
In the past, workshops and studios produced many of the masterpieces of art and craft that have endured for centuries and that we still admire… Read on
Assistant or Associate Professor, Jewelry + Metalsmithing
Rhode Island School of Design is hiring a full-time faculty position in the Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department.
The Rhode Island School of Design is an American college for art and design in Providence, the capital of the US state of Rhode Island.… Read on
Masterpieces of the Silversmith’s Art at the Museum im Prediger
Ritsue Mishima, Guido Sengle and Willem Speekenbrink at Brutto Gusto in Berlin.
State Prizes of Baden-Württemberg 2022
Prizes for design, art and craft awarded in Schwäbisch Gmünd.
MK&G fair Hamburg
New support program for young talents and the start of “Contemporary Craft”.
25th Zeughausmesse at the KühlhausBerlin
About 100 designers and artists from all areas of arts and crafts are looking forward to the visitors.
Grassimesse 2022 Leipzig
Approximately 150 designers from Europe, Asia and the USA
This year’s Grassimesse, which takes place from Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, 2022, focuses on jewelry and ceramics, as well as textiles, glass, furniture, metal… Read on
GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts
- Opening: Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 to 9:30 p.m., free guided tour
Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thomas Pildner – Metamorphoses in Wood
Solo exhibition in Burg Kronberg, Kronberg im Taunus.
Every ambitious woodturner strives to make the beauty and liveliness of the natural material wood visible. In his “La Vida” series and the object “Seaside”,… Read on
D-61476 Kronberg im Taunus
- Opening: Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, 2 p.m.
Wed., Thu. + Fri. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. + Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Gmünd Fair for Jewelry & Craft
Arts and crafts and applied arts in the Leutze Hall of the Congress Center.
Fertile Ground for Art
How does interest or even love for art develop? The autumn 2022 edition of Art Aurea shows that craft can be a favorable breeding ground.
Some people are totally indifferent to art. For others, art means a lot, or even everything, in one form or another. The similarities and differences… Read on
Loewe Craft Prize 2023
The new call for entries with New York as its destination.
Friedrich Becker – Zum Spielen geboren
Vessels made of silver, kinetic sculptures and especially jewelry. The exhibition at the Goldsmith House Hanau.
The exhibition in Pforzheim will be more than just a sales event.
International Craft Fair Munich 2022 as a Summer Edition
Exempla, Talente and Schmuck: special shows will resume after postponement.
Siegburg Ceramics Market
Exquisite, multifaceted, contemporary and international: the city of ceramics invites you.
Fallen Out of Time
Eva Maisch presents work by eight artists at her summer exhibition in Lindelbach, Franconia.
With the “Hofstall” in Lindelbach, Eva Maisch and her husband Walter Jäckl have created a remarkable venue. With gallery space in a former stable, a… Read on
- July 1, 2022 – starting at 7 p.m.
July 2, 2022 – 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
July 3, 2022 – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Art Aurea’s summer edition 2-2022 is not about science fiction, but it is about expanding consciousness.
What are the roles of art and craft? In the summer 2022 print edition, we take a look at an aspect that typically preoccupies science-fiction… Read on
All Hands On: Plaiting
Plaiting exemplifies the fascination of the handmade at the Museum of European Cultures in Berlin-Dahlem.
Plaiting, a cultural technique that has been practiced for thousands of years, has become rare. The state vocational school for plaiting design in Lichtenfels, Upper… Read on
Museum of European Cultures
- Begins May 24, 2022 and continues indefinitely
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 6 pm
Matter Moves Mind
How matter moves the mind. Now at the Culturesphere Gallery in Munich.
Flying Lessons at CRAFTkontor
From FLIEWATüüT to Tante JU – an exhibition about the dream of flying.
The dream of flying: who hasn’t dreamt it? Imaginative, small-format automata by the Hamburg-based artist, goldsmith and tinkerer Birgit Borstelmann continue the tradition of Pegasus,… Read on
Gallery for crafts and design
Koblenzer Strasse 35 / entrance on Bürgerstrasse
53173 Bonn - Bad Godesberg, Germany
Zeughausmesse Arts and Craft Days 2022
Expect 100 craft artists from a wide-ranging variety of artistic disciplines.
Light on the International Year of Glass
Alkie Osterland and Cornelius Réer at the Immenhausen Glass Museum.
Jewelry Design 2022
Before Corona, numerous designers exhibited at Inhorgenta Munich. The change in jewelry culture began long before.
Until the 1980s, Germany’s jewelry industry was very nearly the world’s largest, second only to Italy as the global leader. Nowadays most jewelry is made… Read on
Art Jewelry in Munich
The craft fair does not take place until July. But already in March 2022 something is happening in the capital of jewelry art.
For years, Galerie Handwerk has been organizing a jewelry exhibition in the gallery’s rooms parallel to the International Crafts Fair Munich and the special show… Read on
The new Art Aurea 1-2022 is also about the unity of art, craft and life.
Before the year’s first issue of Art Aurea (Spring 2022) went to press, we too could not have imagined that Putin would invade all of… Read on
When All Elements Agree
Formative ceramic artists from Germany and Austria in the Metzger Gallery, Johannesberg
Made in Germany – Ceramics from Germany
Outstanding studio ceramics at Brutto Gusto Gallery in Berlin from March 25 to 28, 2022.
Such an imaginative and high-quality juxtaposition of art and flowers is rare and perhaps even globally unique. After twelve years of enhancing the image of… Read on
Made in Germany –
Ceramics from Germany
10629 Berlin Charlottenburg
Inhorgenta and IHM [International Crafts Fair] postponed
Due to Corona, Inhorgenta will now take place from April 8 to 11. New date for the IHM: July 6 to 10, 2022.
New dates for the two Munich industry trade shows Inhorgenta Munich and Internationale Handwerksmesse were announced on January 11, 2022. Justifying the postponement of Inhorgenta,… Read on
Topography – Ceramics from Bavaria
For over thirty years, Munich’s Galerie Handwerk has traditionally dedicated its first exhibition in each new year to ceramics.
Rays of Hope
Anyone who looks at our world today and into its future needs rays of hope. Art Aurea’s winter edition 4-2021 presents some beautiful examples.
In a catalogue text for documenta 7 in 1982, the painter Gerhard Richter wrote that “art is the highest form of hope.” This was the… Read on
New Edition of the MK&G Fair
The comprehensively rejuvenated fair begins at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg on November 23, 2021.
Seventy-two exhibitors, selected by a jury of experts, will present objects embodying a wide variety of materials, techniques and designs that offer fresh perspectives on… Read on
Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Art Jewelry and the Plumber’s Craft
Susanne Hammer - Jewelry from three decades. The exhibition planned last year will now take place.
Cologne Fine Art & Design 2021
Art, objects, precious items and design from ancient times to the present.
Erfurt City Goldsmith 2022
Since 1994, the state capital city of Erfurt has invited tenders for the honorary office of Erfurt City Goldsmith. Here is the new invitation to tender.
Artists like Helen Britton (Munich/Australia/Germany, 2007), Volker Atrops (Rheurd, Germany, 2009), Nora Rochel (Karlsruhe/Germany, 2013), Eunmi Chun (Munich/Germany/Korea, 2016) and Alexandra Bahlmann (Munich, 2020) have… Read on
We are Nature
Munich gallery Culturesphere presents the photo art exhibition "People - Nature - Future".
Rudolf Bott and Johannes Nagel
“Asymptote” is the name that Rosemarie Jäger has given to her outstanding exhibition on the subject of the vessel.
“Asymptote”: the Rosemarie Jäger Gallery has chosen an unusual title for its presentation of works by two artists who could hardly be more different from… Read on
Rudolf Bott and Johannes Nagel:
Galerie Rosemarie Jäger
- The exhibition runs until October 16, 2021, at the Galerie Rosemarie Jäger,
The gallery will be represented at Cologne Fine Art & Design in Cologne from November 17 to 21.
Rudolf Bott und Johannes Nagel
„Asymptote“ nennt Rosemarie Jäger ihre Ausstellung der Spitzenklasse zum Thema Gefäß.
„Asymptote“ – Unter diesem ungewöhnlichen Titel präsentiert die Galerie Rosemarie Jäger die Werke zweier Künstler, wie sie unterschiedlicher kaum sein könnten. Eine Asymptote ist in… Read on
Galerie Rosemarie Jäger
- Die Ausstellung ist bis 16.10.2021 in der Galerie Rosemarie Jäger zu sehen.
Vom 17. bis 21.11. wird die Galerie auf der Cologne Fine Art & Design in Köln vertreten sein.
Roger and Jacotte Capron
The ceramic sculptures of the French artist couple at Galerie de la Perle Noire in Agde, southern France.
Freedom and Resposibility
The coronavirus and the climate crisis have made this theme more topical than it has been for a long time. But art and creative crafts are also affected. Read more in Art Aurea’s autumn issue 3-2021.
Wildfires are burning and floodwaters are claiming lives around the globe –also in Germany and elsewhere in Europe with increasing frequency. Nonetheless, many people still… Read on
Freiheit und Verantwortung
Durch Corona und die Klimakrise ist das Thema aktuell wie lange nicht. Doch auch Kunst und gestaltendes Handwerk sind betroffen. Mehr in der Herbstausgabe 3-2021.
Während weltweit Wälder brennen und Flutkatastrophen Menschenleben fordern, vermehrt auch in Europa und hierzulande, pochen immer noch viele auf ihre persönliche Freiheit – die Freiheit,… Read on