Janík reveals his jewels in Žilina

INTERNATIONALLY successful jeweller Peter Janík, from Kysucké Nové Mesto, is exhibiting his unique work in Žilina at the Československá obchodná banka and Piano Café on Kuzmányho Street until the end of July. Entitled the Fourth Dimension of the Jewel, the display maps the young artist's 12-year career.
Janík first introduced the best of his life-long work at the end of last year in Berlin, Germany. The collection features his most successful prototype jewels, which have received prestigious international awards in the US, Japan, Denmark, Germany, Italy, and other places.


A GEM of an exhibition.
photo: Courtesy of Peter Janík

INTERNATIONALLY successful jeweller Peter Janík, from Kysucké Nové Mesto, is exhibiting his unique work in Žilina at the Československá obchodná banka and Piano Café on Kuzmányho Street until the end of July. Entitled the Fourth Dimension of the Jewel, the display maps the young artist's 12-year career.

Janík first introduced the best of his life-long work at the end of last year in Berlin, Germany. The collection features his most successful prototype jewels, which have received prestigious international awards in the US, Japan, Denmark, Germany, Italy, and other places. The Slovak National Gallery currently owns three of the exhibited works and the liturgical object Golgotha belongs to the permanent exposition Contemporary Art and Craft of Slovakia in Zvolen Castle.

Other examples of Janík's work can be found in private and company collections around the world. The artist has represented Slovakia at significant world exhibitions in 25 countries. His jewels are also present at the contemporary art jewellery exhibition running in the Polish cities of Legnica, Warsaw, and Krakow, and will later move to Marzee gallery in the Dutch city of Nijmegene.

For more information on Peter Janík and his work visit www.peterjanik.net.

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