Courtesy of the artist and Ornamentum Gallery

Courtesy of the artist and Ornamentum Gallery

Courtesy of the artist and Ornamentum Gallery

plus

more

"Jewelry is My Dearest Sin" opening at Ornamentum Gallery

Ornamentum Gallery
506 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534, Verenigde Staten

0 Comments on this event

"Jewelry is my dearest sin" opening April 29, includes works of Dutch artist Philip Sajet and Petra Zimmerman.

April 29 - June 4, 2017
at Ornamentum Gallery

As it started, we asked Petra Zimmermann and Philip Sajet- both artists whom we have been showing for a number of years, to hold coinciding exhibitions in our gallery space.  When confronted with the task, they both reflected on their admiration of the other's work and took it upon themselves to position the exhibition under a single umbrella, and came upon the title Jewelry Is My Dearest Sin to encompass the selection of both of their works created and collected for this show.  When asked to  comment on showing together, both artists reflected on the underlying qualities that bring both of their worlds together in conversation... even as the outcomes are strikingly dissimilar, there are traits found in both artists' works such as the use and distortion of found objects, historical reverence- whether in the object or the techniques, and clear, bold, striking forms that convey an extraordinary strength, even when humor is employed in their designs.

"It was an arranged alliance... but a very good one.  We both are on the same quest, but our roads are different.  We understand and appreciate each others points of arrival." - Philip Sajet

"On closer examination there are similarities to discover, like the use of found objects.
We both are taking what is there. One takes every-day material like nails or bottoms of a bottle, plastic fragments and collected pebbles, the other Cut-outs of ordinary print media and historical jewelry-material...

"To exhibit with another artist does not mean to show two positions at the same time, but gives the opportunity to step into a dialog and /or discourse." - Petra Zimmermann

About Philip Sajet

Philip Sajet, Dutch, born 1953, has been exhibiting with Ornamentum within the gallery and at international fairs since 2007.  Jewelry Is My Dearest Sin markes Sajet's 4th major exhibition with Ornamentum.  Currently residing in France, Sajet's works can be found in countless museum and private collections worldwide.

About Petra Zimmerman

Petra Zimmermann, born 1975 in Graz, works and lives in Vienna, where she found herself the subject of a solo exhibition at the Museum of Applied Arts several years ago.  Zimmermann has been exhibiting with Ornamentum since 2008, within the gallery and at international fairs.  Jewelry Is My Dearest Sin markes Zimmermann's 3rd major exhibition with Ornamentum.  

 

 

write a comment

in the spotlight

edm

From September 28 through December 21, San Holo is touring throughout the US

read more

old masters

From July 1st until November 25th, "Water, Wind, and Waves" will be on view at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

read more

installation art

From September 1st until December 9th, Mieke Bal will present her "Road Movie" in "Baggage Claims" at the Richard E. Peeler Art Center

read more

multi-disciplinary

Dutch Culture USA had the chance to talk with Claudy Jongstra about her background as an artist, her biodynamic farm, and the upcoming Woven Skin installation at NY Climate Week

read more

Subscribe