Karl Fritsch: Ruby Gold (Hardback)
  • Karl Fritsch: Ruby Gold (Hardback)
zoom

Karl Fritsch: Ruby Gold (Hardback)

(editor)
£32.00
Hardback 168 Pages / Published: 25/11/2020
  • We can order this from the publisher

Usually dispatched within 10 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket
Karl Fritsch (b. 1963), master of extravagant rings, returns with a publication that lures us deep into his world. Ruby Gold is a "no-frills" pared-back book, without pagination, without essays. Instead it comprises 81 rings from the past 20 years featuring embedded gemstones and such memorable slogans as "Fuck Off" and "Nudelsuppe" (Noodle Soup). The jewellery artist's unmatched mastery of material and expression is apparent in every single ring, and every piece possesses tremendous energy as a result of the delicate yet archaic handling of the precious metals: Karl Fritsch carves in silver, shapes in gold, sets rubies and zirconias as a child would decorate a cake - with self-confidence and with no regard for waste. In between the detailed illustrations, Fritsch brings the rings and fingers into ironic dialogues with each other: "Ring: I am art. / Finger: Oh come on..." And: "Ring: I am a ring. / Finger: You are unwearable." Text in English and German. Published to accompany an exhibition at Galerie Zink, Waldkirchen, Germany, 12 September - 20 December 2020.

Publisher: Arnoldsche
ISBN: 9783897906143
Number of pages: 168
Dimensions: 210 x 150 mm

You may also be interested in...

Imagining the Nagas
Added to basket
Earth, Wind, Fire, Water
Added to basket
Torbjorn Kvasbo
Added to basket
Netsuke in Comparison
Added to basket
Jewellery in Israel
Added to basket
£42.00
Hardback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.