Force of Nature – curated by Melanie Grant | 19 – 27 November 2021

Force of Nature The first-ever selling exhibition from Melanie Grant at The Elisabetta Cipriani Gallery, launching on 18th November during a special evening with our friends from Serpentine Galleries.   Grant continues her mission to dismantle the boundaries between art and jewellery by inviting 18 renowned contemporary artists to express their connection to nature through wearable sculpture.   London, 22nd October 2021 – Continuing on from her book Coveted: Art and Innovation in High Jewelry, the first modern jewellery book published by Phaidon where she asked the question Can Jewellery be Art? To Brilliant & Black: A Jewelry Renaissance, the first-ever exhibition of it’s kind dedicated to black jewellery designers staged at Sotheby’s New York in September 2021 – Melanie Grant presents a third project Force of Nature, aimed at further dismantling the remaining hierarchy that separates art and jewellery. Force of Nature will feature nearly 40 jewels dedicated to Naturalism and the evolution of our relationship with the outside world, created by 17 contemporary artists embracing both figurative and abstract approaches.  They are: Ai Weiwei, Bibi van der Velden, Fabio Salini, Frank Stella, Giorgio Vigna, Giuseppe Penone, Grima, Jacqueline Rabun, James de Givenchy, John Moore, Joy BC, Liv Luttrell, … Continue reading Force of Nature – curated by Melanie Grant | 19 – 27 November 2021