Thursday, January 24, 2008

Automaton Artist: Anthony Lent

The automaton in the video above is the work of master jeweler and automaton-maker, Anthony Lent. This piece is entitled Vespa Inhorgenti.

From his site:
Mr. Lent has taught at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology for thirty-one years, serving as chairman of the Jewelry Department from 1990-2001. He has also pursued the fascinating world of automata, creating magical and intricately built pieces that delight and beguile the eye and the mind. His work, including intricately hand-crafted watches, has been shown in numerous venues in America and Europe. He has won international awards

Visit Anthony Lent's web site and automata page to see more of his gorgeous work.

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Blogger ZenCreations said...

I have had the pleasure of studying with Mr. Lent while I was at FIT in 1999. He is an amazing and brillaint jeweler!

June 19, 2008 at 12:03 PM  

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