From Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler

From Picasso to Koons

The Artist as Jeweler

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ISBN10: 8857211568 ISBN13: 9788857211565 Publisher: Skira Published: Sep 14 2011 Pages: 240 Weight: 3.50lbs. Height: 10.00" Width: 10.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Reading like a who's who of modern artists, this catalog retells the history of 20th-century art through jewels.

Numerous canonical artists of the 20th-century showed an interest in jewelry, creating stunning works by transforming their signature visual language into fine metals and gems. Despite the shift towards abstraction and conceptualism from the 1910s onwards, artists continued to bridged the gap between art and craftsmanship. From Picasso to Koons features the private collection of curator Diane Venet, exhibited at the Museum of Art and Design, New York in 2011, the Bass Museum, Miami in 2012, and internationally.

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