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Presently showing at the Galerie Rob Koudjis, a Netherland gallery for unusual and artful jewelry (or jewellery) , is a collection of modern animal head brooches by artist Alexander Blank.
Crafted of silver, plexiglass, rigid foam and lacquer, the animal heads are highly stylized. With a matte black finish and a silver pin backing the brooches can be worn as pins or exhibited as art.
Here are all 13 animal pins (Ed's friend, as the artist refers to them) from the exhibit, in alphabetical order:
above: Alexander Blank
German artist Blank, a recent graduate of the Munich Academy of Fine Arts, has been exhibiting his works at the Galerie Rob Koudjis for over a year and a half. This is his first solo show and it runs through March 13th.
above: opening night at the Galerie
Galerie Rob Koudijs
23-Jan-2010 through 13-Mar-2010