Sometimes a piece of jewellery reminds you of a familiar artwork, and sometimes an artwork reminds you of a piece of jewellery. This new section of my blog "it's like this" will show some of those similarities and comparisons that I pick up now and again.
To start off with I'd like to commemorate the recently passed Australian painter Jeffrey Smart, and some of the comparisons I've seen in these jewels...
|Jeffrey Smart 'Luxury Cruise' 1972-73|
|Ramon Puig Cuyas, 'N.1280 Primacolor II', brooch|
|Jeffrey Smart, 'Portrait of Clive James' 1991-92|
|Per Suntum, 'As plain as it is' brooch|
|Jeffrey Smart, 'Playground at Mondragone' 1998|
|Annelies Planteydt, 'Beautiful City - Red Pink Cabinets', necklace|
|Jeffrey Smart, 'Autobahn in the Black Forest', 1979-80|
|Linda Hughes, 'Trio of Posts', brooches|