Brussels / Belgium
Born in 1959
« If we may be so bold: the sharp edge of sensitivity on the one hand, the very subtle construction on the other. All of it in a sort of perpetually threatened emotion. »
JM. H. 1993
« Claire Lavendhomme plays with ‘philosophical’ notions of life by using form in an almost statistical way. Neutral form reveals something subtle, vibrant, poetic, mysterious…”
When is a jewel beautiful, what does it mean?
What is woven within the notion of beauty.
What do aesthetics underlie ?
I think for me, the beautiful, is to say while
Like a kind of modesty, of veiling.
The search for beauty allows for a questioning which does not require an unequivocal answer.
For my jewelry I like appeal to the senses…to the sensations .
The jewel as vehicle of intimacy, color, poetry, void, sensuality, emotion, link, silence, sensitivity, hatred, love, cries, life, death, speech, laughter, art, …