In Splendour Moot, Adornment Re-framed
Elfi Spiewack

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In Splendour Moot, Adornment Re-framed

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

20 November-21 January 2018

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

The amalgamation of the past and present is reflected in Lyttelton-based contemporary jeweller Elfi Spiewack’s exhibition, In Splendour Moot. Jewellery has always been worn as a symbol of self-expression and identification even if the meaning, purpose, materials and designs have changed drastically over the centuries. Spiewack seeks to challenge preconceived ideas of jewellery by re-examining it, questioning material value and juxtaposing the beautiful and precious with the abject.

Elfi Spiewack is represented in galleries throughout New Zealand and has shown in numerous group and solo shows in New Zealand, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands and USA since 1993.

This exhibition is available to host, please see touring information here.

This exhibition has been reviewed in The Press see link below:

Warren Feeney- Elfi Spiewack: The artist finding beauty in death  

Header image: Elfi Spiewack, Brooch and Bracelet, 2017, sterling-silver, deer bone, antler and pearl on print – Portrait of a young man by Agnolo Bronzino, 1530. Copyright © AAG. All rights

 

Image: Elfi Spiewack, Brooch and Earring, 2017, sterling silver, deer antler rose, bone, seed-pearls, baroque pearl on print – Eleanor of Toledo by Agnolo Bronzino, 1543. Copyright © AAG. All rights

 

DATES & TIMES

20 November-21 January 2018

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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