Gregory Larin was born in Tula, a Russian town that for many centuries has been known as a center of crafts and metalworking. At the age of 19, he moved to Israel and joined the IDF Air Force as an aircraft builder. In 2007, Gregory graduated with honors in Jewelry Design from Shenkar College of Engineering, Design, and Art, Tel-Aviv. As of today, Gregory Larin works in his Old Jaffa studio and teaches jewelry design at Tel Hi Academic College and other Israeli design schools.
With 10+ years of industrial design, sculpting, and modeling. Larin is fascinated by the artistic and cultural renovation of traditional taboo issues that are becoming more and more acceptable these days; he boldly explores mysterious and dark themes, touches on the topics of grotesque and fetishism, and takes art and design beyond the conventional limits. His provocative artistic vision underlines the unusual beauty of these extremely deep and forbidden places, overcoming the primary feelings of fear and rejection
HOW TO WEAR IT
With the actitud of: Love it or Heat it.
“Conventional beauty seems hopelessly dull to me. I’m constantly creating my artistic language while looking for something that doesn’t exist yet. I’m hunting for the new perception of harmony, choosing admiration over blind rejection”, says the Jewelry Designer Gregory Larin; a Russian artist from Tula a town known as a center of crafts and metalworking. In IA we believe that we understand the rhythm of his heart for jewelry design, the perfect balance between rawness and beauty, and the perfect reflection of naturalness and deep curiosity as is shown in this masterpiece.
His work is radical, drawn to extreme darkness, to the forbidden worlds which we are all made from. His mission is to bring parts of himself to expression through the filter called Art. During the work process, he studies new materials and develops new techniques, incorporating traditional media, such as 14k gold with innovative ones, such as epoxy, synthetic hair, wood, and more, in a distinguished way and style, unique to his work.
Gregory Larin comes into the world of jewelry design with a unique perspective and new message to say, New feeling to feel, and he does so amazingly. His provocative artistic vision underlines the unusual beauty of these extremely deep and forbidden places, overcoming the primary feelings of fear and rejection that are becoming more and more acceptable these days and in a near future.