MEDUSA - Bijoux et Tabou at Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville Paris
Friday May 19th 2017From May 19 until 5 November 2017, The Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris hosts the exhibition MEDUSA - Bijoux et Tabous: an exhibition around jewelry that questions our relationship to jewelry both physically and conceptually. Neither sculpture nor fashion per se, jewelry lies... Read More
World Press Photo Award 2017
Thursday May 4th 2017For the 28th consecutive year, Gijs Bakker designed the World Press Photo Award. The winning photograph was translated by computer into a pattern of holes drilled in the brass. Winner of the 2017 Photo of the Year Contest was Burhan Ozbilici's photo of the assassination of Russian ambassador Andrey... Read More
Jury including Gijs Bakker awards prestigious LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize
Monday April 10th 2017On April 10th, the winner of the prestigious LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize was announced by the jury including Rolf Fehlbaum, the former chief executive of the Swiss furniture company Vitra, designers Gijs Bakker, Naoto Fukasawa and Patricia Urquiola, W’s editor-in-chief Stefano Tonchi, and cre... Read More
Dutch Designer Created Jewelry With Something To Say | New York Times article about 'Black to White'
Friday March 24th 2017'Why make a necklace with the faces of famous people, organized by skin tone from lightest to darkest or, depending on how you look at it, darkest to lightest?' asks Nina Siegal in the New York Times. Read the full article here. Read More
Residency and Lecture in Nanjing, China
Friday March 17th 2017From March 13th until 18th, Gijs Bakker visited Nanjing (China) to take part in the Revival of Chinese Traditional Handicrafts - Masters Designers in Residence Program 2017. The program is conceived as a resaerch, inheritance and innovation of handicrafts inscribed as intangible cultural heritage, e... Read More
Created Equal | DisegnoDaily review by Glenn Adamson of 'Black to White'
Monday February 20th 2017'What is Bakker up to here?', asks Glenn Adamson in DisegnoDaily. Read his full article about the current solo exhibition Black to White by Gijs Bakker at Borzo Gallery here. If you're not able to stop by Amsterdam before February 25th, you're in luck! The exhibition will travel to Brussels an... Read More