Robert Baines Artist Talk | Saturday April 16 3PMMarch 8, 2016 • 4:02 pm No Comments
Entering the Crinkle and Crankle of Wire
Line traps space, Line claims space, Line calibrates space, Line captures a face!
Other jewellery structures enter historic locations and change the history. How
can jewellery be a measure of a time?
Please join us Saturday April 16 at 3pm in the gallery at Brooklyn Metal Works for a lecture
with visiting artist Robert Baines.
This talk is being held in conjunction with Mr. Baines current exhibition “Perceptions” presented by Gallery Loupe, on view at Heller Gallery April 13-17.
Living Treasure: Master of Australian Craft, goldsmith and emeritus professor at
RMIT University, Robert Baines has maintained a national and international profile
with exhibitions, awards, lectures and publications for more than forty years. His
works are in prestigious public collections in Great Britain, Germany, France, Poland,
USA, New Zealand, and Australia. In the research areas of artist goldsmithing and
archaeometallurgy he received a Winston Churchill Study grant (1979) and this was
followed by Senior Fulbright and three Senior Andrew Mellon Conservation
Fellowships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY. In Germany he has received
the Bayerischer Staatpreis gold medal (2005); Friedrich Becker Preis (2008), and
Herbert Hofmann Preis(2013). Most recent books published are Bracelet-Java-la-
Grande (2006) and More Amazing Schmuck Stories by Robert Baines (2009) and
Fabulous Follies Frauds and Fakes (2013).