11 Jul – 10 Aug 2019
In SUPPEN, Karl Fritsch presents a vast collection of new rings, on watercolour paintings by Francis Upritchard.
Karl Fritsch is a contemporary jeweller based in Wellington, New Zealand. Born in Sonthofen, Germany, he has exhibited extensively internationally and his work is held in the collections of many leading international museums, including Metropolitan Museum of Art NewYork, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Pinakothek of Modern Art Munich, Victoria and Albert Museum London, and Te Papa Tongarewa Wellington. Karl has lectured and held visiting professorships at the Academy of Fine Art Munich, Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, NYU New York, and the Royal College of Art in London. Karl emigrated to New Zealand in 2009.
SUPPEN is Karl’s fourth solo exhibition at The National.