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).