Masters: Gold: Major Works by Leading Artists by Marthe Le Van
By Marthe Le Van
All that glitters this is gold—and it’s attractive! This addition to the preferred Masters sequence specializes in a topic—gold jewelry—with mass entice a large viewers jewelers, metalsmiths, creditors, museums, and almost about an individual who loves attractive workmanship. major jewellery specialist Marthe Le Van has selected forty of the world’s top goldsmiths and provides their most interesting pieces.
A brief essay accompanies each one eight-page part, besides selection costs from the featured artists. The gifted creators showcased right here include
Eva Steinberg (Germany) paintings Nouveau impacts abound in her colourful jewelry and pendants
Namu Cho (Korea/United States) Cho employs the traditional means of Korean damascene referred to as poe mok saang gum.
Claude Chavent (France) He performs with the optical illusions of trompe l’oeil, bringing quantity and circulate to his brilliant flat pieces.
Stuart Golder (United States) Golder weaves sheets and wires of gold on a loom, designing problematic styles in accordance with conventional fabric weaving.
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