By (author) Ursula Ilse-Neuman
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Inspired Jewelry by Ursula Ilse-Neuman
Book DescriptionThis lavishly illustrated book presents outstanding examples of one-of-a kind jewelry from the 1940s to the present drawn from the collection of the Museum of Arts & Design in New York. The 240 pages guide the reader through a fascinating diversity of materials, technique and approaches that make contemporary jewelry visually exciting and intellectually stimulating. No longer dependent on gold and gemstones, these creations demonstrate that commonplace aluminum, rubber, glass, paper, thumbtacks, and even salvaged gun triggers can be made into dazzling jewelry.The international nature of today's jewelry is fully represented with established luminaries as well as emerging artists in the field from the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia including Gijs Bakker, Robert Ebendorf, Hermann Junger, Sam Kramer, Otto Kunzli, Linda MacNeil, Margaret DePatta, Bruno Martinazzi, Gio Pomodoro, Wendy Ramshaw, Art Smith, Kiff Slemmons, David Watkins, and Anna Maria Zanella. The book contains a foreword by Holly Hotchner, Director of the Museum of Arts & Design; essay by Ursula Ilse-Neuman, Jewelry Curator of the Museum of Arts & Design, surveying major trends in contemporary jewelry over the past 75 years; and, over 200 full-color illustrations of works from the Museum's Permanent Collection.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851495788
(240mm x 245mm x 28mm)
Imprint: ACC Editions
Publisher: ACC Art Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ursula Ilse-Neuman
Linda Macneil, Hardback (December 2016)
The first in-depth monograph of leading American jeweller, Linda MacNeil, presenting her most significant pieces. Published to accompany a retrospective exhibition organised by guest curator Davira S. Taragin for the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington (US) 21.1.-1.10.2017.
Multiple Exposures, Hardback (July 2014)
The catalogue for the exhibition at the Musuem of Arts and Design in New York in 2014, which is the first to study the use of photographic images by jewellers. Designed for those interested in contemporary jewellery, but also suitable for scholars of photography and social historians.
Space Light Structure, Hardback (July 2012)
This publication is the catalogue of a retrospective exhibition on the work of pioneer jeweller Margaret De Patta.
GlassWear, Hardback (October 2007)» View all books by Ursula Ilse-Neuman
Contains 60 objects by artists from around the world who use glass in their jewellery. This book focusses on the jewellery designs of different periods and the ways these artists used glass and its colour and reflection-property to produce a different kind of jewellery.
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Author Biography - Ursula Ilse-Neuman
Ursula Ilse-Neuman is Jewelry Curator at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York. She joined the Museum in 1992 and has curated numerous exhibitions in all media. Ms. Ilse-Neuman is the author of numerous publications and has juried many competitions and lectured widely both in the United States and abroad. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture. She is a member of the Editorial Board of Directors of Metalsmith magazine.
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