Maggie Cardelús

“My decades-long art-making expertise of knotting and folding photo paper found an ideal material in the pliable, warm sensuality of leather.”

Maggie Cardelus is an American/Spanish artist and designer. Her formal research and materials coalesced over time into The Origine du Monde NeckPieces, a talismanic collection celebrating the human psyche as it connects to life’s beginnings. Made of leftover leather from the fashion world, each piece is characterized by hand-made, bronze elements created with lost-wax casting, bringing to light the work’s very sculptural origins.