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Bernhard Schobinger

Author : Roger Fayet
ISBN : 3897901838
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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There is no doubt at all about Bernhard Schobinger being a megastar of the contemporary jewellery scene. Whereas his earlier jewellery reveals the influence of Punk and the radical negation of middle-class values, more recent pieces tend to emanate an aura of mysticism. An example of the mischevious delight in experimenting is the way he links diamonds with objects that may have been retrieved from a rubbish bin, a gesture that brands the glitter of the diamonds as the fallout of the throw-away society. The indissoluble link between Bernhard Shobinger's jewellery and the photographs by Annelies Strba, a leading contemporary photographer and video artist, has been forged by Strba's documentary approach to recording these pieces. In presenting an apposite selection of Strba's photographs of jewellery, this book not only clarifies the features that the two media have in common but also reveals the differences between the two areas of artistic achievement. Text in English and German

Annelies Strba

Author : Douglas Hyde Gallery (Dublin)
ISBN : OCLC:500922241
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Lucky Lupin

Author : Charlie Mortimer
ISBN : 9781472118172
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Lucky Lupin is a poignant yet light-hearted story of survival against the odds, based on Charlie Mortimer's life with HIV/Aids during the early years (1984-1996), when there was neither treatment nor cure. Using a combination of good luck, gallows humour, Fray Bentos pies and copious quantities of Solpadeine, Charlie survived not only the illness but the hysteria that accompanied the so-called 'gay plague'. Anyone infected became a social pariah; had the local launderette got word of his illness they wouldn't have washed his sheets but burnt them. Whilst taking full responsibility for the consequences of his behaviour - 'The fact is you don't get AIDS from watching telly' - Charlie initially took to the sofa and prepared for death, but, in time, he found the inner strength required to confront his fatal diagnosis, becoming, among other things, an antiques dealer and contemporary art collector. With blistering and often hilarious candour Charlie also recounts his childhood where he developed a passion for cars, cultivated by his adventurous mother 'Nidnod', his dizzying array of careers and somewhat curious domestic arrangements including the 'adoption' of a bank robber for twelve years. He also confronts head on his experiences of coming to terms with confused sexuality, addiction, epilepsy and clinical depression before finding lasting contentment. Praise for Dear Lupin: 'As well as being the funniest book I've read in ages, it's also extremely touching. A delight then, on every front.' The Spectator 'Very, very funny.' Sunday Times 'Wry, trenchant, often extremely funny, but also charmingly forbearing and forgiving.' Country Life

500 Brooches

Author : Marthe Le Van
ISBN : 1579906125
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Features photographs of contemporary brooches crafted in styles ranging from traditional to avant-garde.

500 Wedding Rings

Author : Lark Books
ISBN : 1600590543
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Presents a wide range of creative wedding ring designs from the world's most innovative designers and jewelers, showcasing a collection of contemporary, handmade wedding bands and engagement rings for both men and women by Etienne Peret, James Kaya, and other artists.

Metalsmith

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ISBN : UOM:39015058773212
Genre : Art metal-work
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10 Goldsmiths

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ISBN : OCLC:315559951
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Twentieth Century Jewelry

Author : Barbara Cartlidge
ISBN : UOM:39076000583729
Genre : Bijoux - Histoire - 20e si├Ęcle
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" ... the art and history of jewelry from the turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau to the International Style of the Eighties. Cartlidge has selected premier examples of jewelry created by over 200 artists and artisans, from Lalique and Fouquet to de Patta and Fisch, to best reflect the customs, sociopolitical structure, and traditions of several generations. Included are detailed descriptions of each of the pieces, along with their aesthetic and historical significance. The volume concludes with a brief section of artists' biographies."--LJ.

Ornament As Art

Author : Cindi Strauss
ISBN : 3897902737
Genre : Design
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"Presents 800 jewelry objects and drawings from 1960 through 2006 by more than 170 international jewelry artists in the Helen Williams Drutt Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Includes essays about Minimalist and Conceptual influences and the history behind the collection, a chronology, and artist biographies"--Provided by publisher.

Jewelry Of Our Time

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ISBN : UOM:39015034524911
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Of visually innovative special photography: hundreds of colour photographs provide a dazzling array of rich and imaginative work, as well as an unsurpassed reference document for contemporary jewelry. Secondly, an equally innovative critical history, tracing the first challenges to traditional forms of jewelry, but focusing on the inspired use of new materials, new processes, new tools and new ideas since 1960. And finally, an important reference section, including.

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