Swiss Jewelry Designer at LACMA

Swiss jewelry designer Otto Künzli speaks at LACMA.

Event Details


LACMA / Brown Auditorium
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90036 United States


November 18, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-08:00)


Free; RSVP required.

Otto Künzli, the internationally acclaimed master of witty and humorous conceptual jewelry, reflects on his influential career and the emergence of interdisciplinarity in contemporary jewelry, especially the use of photography and performance.

This lecture is the first program in conjunction with Beyond Bling, an exhibition of selections from the Lois and Bob Boardman collection of contemporary studio jewelry, opening at LACMA in Fall 2016.



Born in Switzerland, Otto Künzli is Professor Emeritus of Jewelry at the renowned Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.



Featured image credit: Otto Künzli, Ring fur Zwei, 1980.