By Olivia Cuccaro
Developed to educate the public on the inner workings of the jewelry world, L’École des Arts Joailliers by Van Cleef & Arpels has tapped the elusive artist Daniel Brush for an exhibit in Paris. Brush’s work was last presented five years ago at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, making this comeback with the French high-jewelry house all the more special.
Over 40 years, Brush has amassed a portfolio that spans categories from jewels to drawings to sculptures. The Parisian preview is timed to the fifth anniversary of L’École Van Cleef & Arpels and is set to showcase an array of Brush’s handcrafted pieces, such as collars featured in his book NECKS as well as cuffs. Known for his intricate three-dimensional designs, Brush will display works incorporating steel, diamonds and other precious stones. The free exhibit will afford both art and jewelry enthusiasts a look into Brush’s private studio, sharing his iconic work for the first time since 2012.
Ahead of the exhibit, CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels, Nicolas Bos, discusses the project with Brush here.
The Daniel Brush exhibit supported by L’École des Arts Joailliers will be held Monday to Saturday from 2pm to 7pm at 31 rue Danielle Casanova, 75001 Paris, France. The exhibit will run from October 13 to 31, 2017. For more information, please visit lecolevancleefarpels.com.
Click through the gallery of Brush’s work for a preview of this month’s exhibit.
Discover the brands named alongside Van Cleef & Arpels on our list of Top High-Jewelry Houses in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler here.