Pretty pink paper-chains on the Louis Vuitton runway last week in Paris. Mais, c’est un papier lune, Monsieur Jacobs…oui? Paper — pliable, light, communicative…what else do you know that has such similar characteristics? Jewelry that looks like it came from the stuff of trees, or even recycled newspapers; the concept has inspired studio artists. There is an exhibition ongoing at Aaron Faber Gallery that must be seen, if not only for reasons fashionable. Apparently, the idea will hold court at least until this Fall.
Cluster brooch by Catriona Stevenson, sterling silver
Aaron Faber Gallery, located at 666 Fifth Avenue, has mounted a fascinating show entitled Cut, Fold, Stitch: Paper/Metal going on now through April 19; the exhibition will also be featured at SOFA NYC 2009 which will be held at the Park Avenue Armory from April 16th to 19th. The images above and below are just a sample of the incredible pieces on display…
Inside Out bracelet by Els Vansteelandt, fine silver