Gold & Silversmithing Lecture Series

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Monday 13 May, 7–8pm

RMIT University, Building 80, Level 4, Room 11
445 Swanston Street, Melbourne

We are pleased to welcome Karl Fritsch to present a lecture here at RMIT University.

The lecture is open to students and to the public and coincides with the joint exhibition with Lisa Walker, Karl & Lisa, at Gallery Funaki, 14 May – 8 June 2019.

Karl Fritsch is a highly innovative artist, who began his education at the Goldsmiths School in Pforzheim with later studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with Professor Hermann Jünger and Professor Otto Künzli. Fritsch exhibits internationally and his work has been acquired into more than thirty international public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Fritsch has led masterclasses and taught internationally in art schools including RMIT where he has previously been an adjunct professor and Project space hosted the impressive solo exhibition Metrosideros Robusta in 2008. Fritsch approaches the subject of goldsmithing and silversmithing in highly original and evocative ways and this has been acknowledged through prestigious awards and exhibitions the world over.

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EXHIBITION
Karl & Lisa
14 May – 8 June 2019
Gallery Funaki
4 Crossley Street, Melbourne

 

Image: Karl Fritsch, ring #443, 2018, 18k gold, 14k gold, diamonds