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Robert SMIT | Two bottles

 
SMIT, Robert
The Netherlands 1941
Two bottles
neckpiece 2002
Jewellery
gold, silver, lead and paint
13.5 (h) x 13.5 (w) x 0.7 (d) cm
Photographer: Robert Smit
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Amsterdam, the Netherlands
born Delft, the Netherlands, 1941

Training

1954–57  Certificate in Precision Engineering, Vocational Technical School, Delft
1963–66  Staatliche Kunst und Werkschule, Pforzheim, Germany

Selected solo exhibitions

Galerie R.G., Curacao, 1969; Galerie Tietz-Odenwalt, Hamburg, Germany, 1971; Stedelijk Museum ‘De Volle Maan’, Delft, 1973; Different information, Galerie Riekkje Swart, Amsterdam, 1973; Galerie Waalkens, Finsterwolde, 1977; A series of ten exhibitions: towards the liberation of drawings, Galerie Orez Mobiel, The Hague, 1978; Galerie Orez Mobiel, The Hague, 1981, 1984; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1984; Ornamentum humanum, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, 1985; Beyond reach, Stedelijk Museum het Prinsenhof, Delft, 1987; Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001; Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1988; Helen Drutt Gallery, New York, NY, USA, 1990; Studio Ton Berends, The Hague, 1991; Galerie Spectrum, Munich, Germany, 1992, 1993; Galerie Contacto Directo, Lisbon, Portugal, 1993; Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France, 1994; Een familiaire verzameling sieraden en berging, Galerie Slewe, Amsterdam, 1997; Galerie Slavik, Vienna, Austria, 1999; Leere Haus, Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany, 1999; Casa vuota, Musei Civici di Padua, Padua, Italy, 2001; La ruota antoichità, Galleria Claudio Zanettin, Sardinia, Italy, 2002; Bello in Padova, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, 2003; Metallic yellow: gold for Robert Smit, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, 2004; Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, 2005; Studio GR 20, Padua, Italy, 2005

Selected group exhibitions since 1995

Dutch jewellery, Jakarta Bandung, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1995; Design and identity: aspects of European design, Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1996; Schmuck im Schloss, Schloss Klessheim, Salzburg, Austria, 1996; Ergebnisse des 7: Erfurter Schmucksymposiums, Barfüsserkirche, Erfurt, Germany, and touring, 1996; Scanning, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1996; Marijke Vallanzasca, Milan, Italy, 1996; De bruiloftsreportage, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 1997; Il colore nella gioielleria contemporanea, Studio GR 20, Padua, Italy, 1997; Een willekeurige verzameling, collection of Rob Koudijs and Ward Schrijver, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, 1997; Gioielli di fine millennio, Fattidarte, Piacenza, Italy, 1997; Jewellery moves, The National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK, 1998; What about men, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, 1998; KunstRai ’98 with Evert Nijland and Hermann Jünger, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, 1998; Standpunten, Kunsthal, SFBK, Rotterdam, 1998; Het lijden van de jonge Bellamy, Kunstcentrum Bellamy 19, Vlissingen, 1998; Brooching it diplomatically: a tribute to Madeleine Albright, Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and touring, 1998–2000; Sieraden, Museum Waterland, Purmerend, 2000; Museum het Kruithuis, ’s-Hertogenbosch, 2000; Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, 2000; Gioielleria Contemporanea in Europa, Casino Gallery, Venezia, Italy, 2000; L’Arte Gioiello, Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy, 2001; Mikromegas, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbe Verein, Munich, Germany, 2001; Jewels of mind and mentality, RMIT Gallery, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 2002; Display, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2002; Experiment Schmuck, Angermuseum, Erfurt, Germany, 2002; Dutch diversity, Lesley Craze Gallery, London, UK, 2002; Zonder wrijving green glans, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2002; Collect, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK, 2004, 2005

Public collections

Australia  National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
International  Centraal Museum, Utrecht; Danner-Stiftung, Munich, Germany; Gemeente Museum, Arnhem; Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, Germany; Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague; Museum het Kruithuis, ’s-Hertogenbosch; Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX, USA; Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany; Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst, The Hague; Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Stedelijk Museum het Prinsenhof, Delft; Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn

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