Contemporary jeweler, Otto Kunzli‘s showcase his collection “The Exhibition” in Tokyo
The exposition, at Tokyo Teien Metropolitan Museum of Art incorporates over 150 works of Otto Kunzli ranging from the year 1967 to his latest collection. His creations offer an opportunity to rethink the primary significance of jewelry. The best point of the exposition is a video created in association with betwixt Künzli.
With the statement, ‘Jewelry is the beginning of the art ’ Master of Contemporary jewelry Otto Kunzli explains jewelry as the earliest evidence of the erudition and understanding. Further, elucidate jewelry as a knowledge storage outside of the human brain that acts as a foundation for the origin of the cultural activities. Kunzli’s immense love for the jewelry makes us along with him believe that jewelry is somehow too set a base for the beginning of being human. The revolutionary conceptual jewelry designs of the Otto Künzli's open up the contemporary jewelry movement of the 1960s. His remarkable presence in the world of jewelry allows his creations to travel the international Design Museums of the world such as MUDAC and Lausanne before arriving in Tokyo.
Not only confined to the contemporary jewelry designs, but Otto Künzli's imagination and creativity along with his works also reflects his firm grip on humanity and society. His creations strong embody a wealth of his mental capacity and sharply pointed concepts. Thepeach of his design forms has a cosmopolitan appeal that is sure to delight anyone with an interest in the contemporary creative expression. The exhibition that is to be held in the Tokyo holds some new works exclusively in addition to the works displayed in Munich and Lausanne. Künzli's earlier work too consists of many installations, which will be determined from a new perspective in the Teien's distinctive spaces. Another high spot of the Tokyo exhibition is a video made in a collaboration between Künzli and artist and video director Daisuke Yamashiro.