A collection of jewelry for men, between work of art and luxury jewelry

At the beginning of September, an atypical designer has just entered the restricted world of jewelers: the American artist Rashid Johnson's.In collaboration with the Lizworks brand, he intends to show men that they can also wear jewelry.A limited edition collection that revisits his creation "Anxious Men".

At the beginning of September, an atypical designer has just entered the restricted world of jewelers: the American artist Rashid Johnson's.In collaboration with the Lizworks brand, he intends to show men that they can also wear jewelry.A limited edition collection that revisits his creation "Anxious Men".

In a world less and less gendered, as the unisex collections in the field of fashion can show it, it is now the turn of jewelry to follow the trend.If some men still dared not show themselves wearing jewelry on a daily basis, it seems that it finally does not shock like before! And for good reason ! The American artist Rashid Johnson offers this fall his first collection of jewelry: pieces between art objects and jewelry.

A committed artist

In 2015, the artist had notably exhibited for the first time in his career at the Drawing Center in New York the figurative portraits from the series “Anxious Men”.He had become known more than 10 years earlier as the youngest participant.at `` Freestyle, '' a 2001 exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem that featured some of today's best-known African-American artists, such as Trenton Doyle Hancock and Julie Mehretu.focused on conceptual work: a deep engagement with the history of conceptual art and that of blacks.In this series "Anxious men", he questions the vision of the black man in contemporary American society.This theme is more than a topical subject in view of the demonstrations and protest movements against racism that took place after the death of George Floyd in the USA last spring.

Posted Date: 2020-09-20

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