Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Next lectures

Meet the Author

To celebrate the publishing of the book, Figures & Faces – The Art of Jewelry, come to meet the author, Évelyne Possémé, in the library of the School of The School of Jewelry Arts.

These « Meet the Author» gatherings, which will take place once every three months, will offer a chance to discuss a book with its author. The format will be simple and straightforward: mid-day, for one hour, with one book and one author.  A book signing will follow (it will be possible to buy a book on the spot).

Évelyne Possémé, Chief Curator at the MAD, in charge of the Art nouveau – Art Déco and Ancient and Modern Jewelry Departments, is the author of numerous jewelry publications, examples of which are: Bijoux Art déco et avant-garde(2009), Van Cleef & Arpels, L’art de la haute joaillerie (2012) and  Figures & Faces – The Art of Jewelry, her latest book, co-authored with Patrick Mauriès and with photographs by Jean-Marie del Moral.

Admission is Free, by Reservation.

Évelyne Possémé, Patrick Mauriès et Jean-Marie del Moral, Figures & Faces– The Art of Jewelry, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 2018, 128 pages, 80 illustrations 19,50 €.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:30PM to 01:30PM
session in french
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Men’s rings, meeting collector Yves Gastou

Yves Gastou has been wearing and collecting men's rings since his childhood. For the first time, he exhibits his collection like no other, within L’ECOLE – School of Jewelry Arts. During this conversation, Yves Gastou will talk about his collection which resembles him, both iconoclastic and baroque in its expression. He will open the doors of his gothico-mystical universe with an evocative and poetic force. The singular and fascinating story of a collector's life will be told through his bishops and bikers rings, his vanities, his monsters and robots as terrifying as endearing, and many other curiosities that weave the web of a sensitive personality from the art world.
 
Yves Gastou, Antique dealer and collector
&
Delphine Antoine, Art historian, author and curator of the “Men’s rings” exhibition at L’Ecole – School of Jewelry Arts.
 
Photo : Benjamin Chelly
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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Men with jewels, from Renaissance to the Present

After tattoos, men's rings have become the new social phenomenon. Yves Gastou has been wearing and collecting them since always. For the first time, he will confront his eye with other men's rings amateurs and collectors. With them, he will talk about this common passion and return to his fabulous collection, unique in the world: from 17th century rings of the Venice doges to those of 1970s American bikers, antique rings from ancient Egypt to 19th century vanities or even from 18th century enamels to rings of contemporary artists...

Yves GastouAntique dealer and collector.
&
Delphine Antoine, Art historian, author and curator of the “Men’s rings” exhibition at L’Ecole – School of Jewelry Arts.
and a few guest-speakers…


Photo : Benjamin Chelly 

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
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October 11 – Men’s rings, meeting collector Yves Gastou 
November 15 – Men with jewels, from Renaissance to the Present
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