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On Jewellery: A Compendium of International Contemporary Art Jewellery

Lisbeth den Besten

On Jewellery offers a comprehensive overview of the trends and role of contemporary international art jewellery from the 1960s to 2011, shown within the context of corresponding trends in art and society. This publication explores interdisciplinary collaboration, innovative methods of presentation and contextualization, the relationships between jewellery and the body, and jewellery and ornament, as well as new interpretations of traditional technical skills. On Jewellery is rich in glossy images, illustrating a range of stunning works by leading contemporary jewellers.


Artists featured include Pia Aleborg, Gijs Bakker, Melanie Bielenker, Manfred Bischoff, Helen Britton, Paul Derrez, Iris Eichenberg, Warwick Freeman, Otto Kunzli, Daniel Kruger, Yuka Oyama, Robert Smit, Annamaria Zanella and Christoph Zellweger




arnoldsche Art Publishers

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