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3 white matchsticks with gold heads, on grey cover of 'Margit Jäschke, Kairos', by Arnoldsche Art Publishers.

Margit Jäschke


Contributions by Susanne Altmann
Contributions by Karl Bollmann


  • Documents a 30-year retrospective exhibition on this acclaimed German jewelry artist, whose work blurs the boundaries between wearable ornament and artistic object
  • Accompanies exhibitions that will take place between 2022 and 2024 in Leipzig, Pforzheim, Munich, and Hamburg
Full Description

Margit Jäschke (*1962) lives and works as an independent artist in Halle (Saale), Germany. It was here in the 1980s that she studied at the Burg Giebichenstein art school under Renate Heintze and Dorothea Prühl. Her work — collage, jewelry, drawings, and objects — celebrates inspiration, the origin of all creativity. She delights her audience with her very unique vision of the ‘poetry of things’. The title of her publication is symbolic of her oeuvre: Kairos is the Greek god of the fortuitous moment, who can only be caught fleetingly by his forelock. It is this precious moment that Margit Jäschke seizes, harnessing it to fuel her creativity. Discover this renowned artist’s multifaceted oeuvre, which blurs the boundaries between jewelry, painting, and sculpture.

This book accompanies an exhibition of her work that will travel throughout Germany between 2022 and 2024.

Text in English and German.

About the Author

Susanne Altmann is a noted art historian and the author of numerous books. She is based in Dresden. Karl Bollmann, along with his wife Heidi, has been collecting contemporary jewelry since the 1970s. The Heidi and Karl Bollmann collection is one of the most extensive in Austria. 

8th Aug 2022
USA & Canada
7.87 in x 11.02 in
160 Pages
132 color
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