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Ulla and Martin Kaufmann - Pforzheim - Until 3-11-2019

Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:40 am
by dognose
Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim im Reuchlinhaus
Jahnstrasse 42
75173 Pforzheim

Nearly Nothing - Jewellery and Vessels Created by Ulla and Martin Kaufmann

Until 3rd November 2019

Ulla and Martin Kaufmann have been creating jewellery and vessels for almost fifty years now. Initially, they were characterized by abstract floral shapes, later on by a classically modern formal idiom, and in the past few decades have reflected their in-depth involvement with the sculptures created by Richard Serra or Eduardo Chillida, for example. Both trained as gold- and silversmiths, and have been sharing an atelier in Hildesheim since 1970. A hammered metal strip plays a central role in their works, which include a number of audaciously shaped creations, as do the exterior, interior and intermediate spaces they create with their materials. In addition to many other accolades, Ulla and Martin Kaufmann won the Bavarian State Prize in 2018 for their project entitled "Cubes in Motion". The exhibition will be giving a representative overview of the couple’s comprehensive oeuvre.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 - 17.00 p.m. (Closed Mondays)

Admission: €6 ... -2020.html