Lecture series by Okinari Kurokawa :
24 July 19:00/28 August 17:30/25 September 17:00/12 December 14:00

Part 1: 24 July 2010

Themes
> Is modern jewelry taking root in Japan?
> Currents in modern jewelry

Discussion:
Trends in Japan: 1945~70’s
80’s “bubble economy”
Second half of the 90’s ~ the  future

 

Part 2: 28 August 2010

Themes
> The development of modern jewelry in the world
> A map of European modern jewelry

Discussion:
1960-1980  European Artists

 

Part 3: 25 September 2010

Themes
> What is  design?
> Why do people decorate the body?
> What does ‘jewelry’ mean to you?

Discussion:
Idea of jewelry for you

 

Part 4: 12 December 2010

Themes
> Art jewelry of Japan
> Three exhibitions of contemporary jewelry at public art museum in Japan

1 : Contemporary Jewellery 1984 The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Curator: Shigeki Fukunaga
2 : Japanese contemporary jewellery 1995 The National Museum of Modern Art,Tokyo, Curator: Toyojiro Hida
3 : Transfiguration: Japanese Art Jewellery Today 2006 The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Curator: Hitomi Kitamura

Discussion:
The future of jewelry in Japan

 


 

Gallery YUFUKU
http://www.yufuku.net

 

OKINARI KUROKAWA
born in Harbin / Manchuria

education

1971
graduated Musashino Art University, Craft Design Dept. / Tokyo
1972-73
attended Fachhochschule für Gestaltung Pforzheim lectures /Germany
1975-1999
Akasaka Jewellery School / Tokyo
1981-2004
Yamanashi Institute of Gemmology and Jewellery Arts / Kofu
2000-
BiGi Jewelry School / Tokyo

http://www.marzee.nl/galerie/okinari-kurokawa/
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