Monday, June 29, 2009

Can I take it on the plane?

These bags were created by Ted Noten, a Dutch artist that began his career as a conceptual jewelry designer. Noten had extended his work to different design projects and installations for private collectors, art institutes. In the years 2004-2007 he had created acrylic molds shaped as handbags and suitcases that contain jewelry, weapons and sometimes even (ex) living creatures! Noten is a controversial artist, in 2006 he published the “Manifesto of the New Jewellery” that aroused a big discussion, and once even the police removed and shredded one of his art pieces from the “Stedelijk Museum”, claiming it was an illegal weapon…

1 comment:

  1. wow! i love bags! these are amazing, specialy that with the rings! yamii