Unexpected Pleasures opens at the National Gallery of Victoria

Organised by the Design Museum London Unexpected Pleasures is an exhibition of 200 works by Australian and international contemporary jewellers, curated by Susan Cohn, acclaimed Australian jeweller and designer.

Currently on show at the National Gallery of Victoria the exhibition examines the conceptual and material boundaries of contemporary jewellery practice.

Sitting in the company of works by Gijs Bakker, Bless and Ted Noten Bowling Arm by Simone LeAmon is a part of a conversation on design, industrial production and contemporary jewellery.

For those of us who can’t see the exhibition in Melbourne or in London later this year you can get your hands on the superb 240 page catalogue published by Skira Rizzoli. Edited by Susan Cohn the catalogue contains contributions from Deyan Sudjic, Peter Dormer, Glenn Adamson and Liesbeth den Besten.

National Gallery of Victoria

20 April – 26 August


The Design Museum London

5 December 2012 – 3 March 2013


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