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1,400 Pages of Rembrandt’s Hand Drawings Fill a Wearable Guide Bracelet

1,400 Pages of Rembrandt’s Hand Drawings Fill a Wearable Guide Bracelet

1,400 Pages of Rembrandt’s Hand Drawings Fill a Wearable Book Bracelet



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April 5, 2022

Grace Ebert

All photos © Lyske Gais and Lia Duinker, shared with permission

Lined with gilt edges and secured with a gold clasp, a bracelet by the Amsterdam-based duo of Lyske Gais and Lia Duinker packs an enormous artwork historic assortment throughout the span of a wrist. The pair created a wearable catalog again in 2015 that binds 1,400 pages right into a thick e-book. Its contents include black-and-white hand illustrations from 303 of Rembrandt’s etchings and drawings, subject material impressed by its availability in Rijksmuseum’s digital archive. “We favored that it will be one thing you can put on, have your personal assortment with you,” they inform Colossal.

Titled “Rembrandt’s Palms and a Lion’s Paw,” the e-book bracelet makes use of brocheersteek, a technique of conventional cross-stitching, and every web page is titled and numbered. A further index helps navigate the a whole bunch of illustrations held throughout the leather-based covers.

Cooper Hewitt acquired the unique work, which additionally gained the Rijksmuseum’s 2015 Rijksstudio Award, and Gais and Duinker adopted the design with a necklace in an identical fashion that options Rembrandt’s canines. There are a number of of the unique 10 limited-edition bracelets obtainable on the pair’s web site. (through Ladies’s Artwork)

 

Photograph by Frieda Mellema

Photograph by Frieda Mellema

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