Rebecca Hannon: Jolie
Rebecca Hannon’s work, at Jewelers’Werk Galerie in Washington, DC this month, is a fascinating study of the relationship of gender roles to jewelry as well as a study in scale and materiality. Her residency on a French Polynesian island allowed for some really innovative jewelry.Susan Cummins: Can you tell the story of how you discovered that you wanted to be a jeweler?Rebecca Hannon: I grew up in Virginia, and my high school art teacher took me to the Interlochen Center for the Arts in…
Stalking the Belle Époque
Join me on my search for all things fine, gracious, grand and glorious. We are awash in rudeness, garishness and sloth. Together, let's look for the beautiful things that still remain. Yes, we'll focus quite a lot on The Victorian and the Edwardian. However, our goal is to find the beauty that seems to be missing in all aspects of our lives. Maybe, together, we can start a new Belle Époque.