Month: October 2010

Jewelry by Modern artists: Calder, Picasso, Braque and Man Ray

Many famous twentieth-century painters and sculptors designed in jewelry at some point in their careers, usually in close collaboration with trained goldsmiths. Most of it looks a lot like their art – and some of it opened doors for both celebrity designers and creative studio jewelry.

Salvador Dali: bejeweled surrealism

Jewelry designed by Salvador Dali is the hot ticket these days at auction and museums. Three major exhibits are spotlighting the jeweled versions of his  surrealism this year. “My art encompasses physics, mathematics, architecture, nuclear science – the psycho-nuclear, the…