Robilant+Voena is pleased to announce an exhibition of sculpture and jewellery by Harumi Klossowska de Rola, an artist and designer who creates powerful sculptural works and delicately crafted jewellery inspired by the flora and fauna of the natural world. Her first encounter with a collection of precious gems at the age of seven captivated her imagination and inspired a lasting fascination with jewels and the splendour of nature. Over the years she has developed a unique and sensitive rendering of creatures great and small, often fusing the aesthetic with the functional and creating, in her words, 'something that you can wear, or you can exhibit on a shelf'.
The exhibition brings together recent works inspired by ancient cultures and by the beauty and majesty of the wild animals that Harumi encounters in the forests that surround her home in Switzerland. From regal bronze wolves to delicate butterflies detailed with sapphires and diamonds, Hayawan pays homage to the sublime grace and form of the creatures who inhabit the earth, presenting exquisitely crafted works that remind us of the complexity and wonder of the animal kingdom.
Born in 1973 in Geneva, Harumi Klossowska de Rola lives and works in Switzerland. She began designing haute joaillerie in 2008, and has since created pieces for luxury brands including Boucheron, Chopard, Van Cleef & Arpels, Valentino and Goossens. This is her first exhibition with Robilant+Voena, and the show will also be presented in our New York gallery in Spring 2023.
Press release courtesy Robilant+Voena.