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Description - Modernism in American Silver by Jewel Stern

From teaspoons to cocktail shakers and unique objects made for New York City Street Fairs, this stunning book examines the influence of modernism upon industrially produced silver made in the United States from 1925 to 2000. Featuring the Dallas Museum of Art's Jewel Stern American Silver Collection - which comprises over four hundred extraordinary works in the modern idiom - as well as other objects in the Museum's collection, and selected pieces on loan, Modernism in American Silver is the first book to study the full scope of progressive design in American silver of the twentieth century. The book not only focuses on the works of such widely known designers as Michael Graves, Richard Meier, Tommi Parzinger, Elsa Peretti, Eliel Saarinen, Belle Kogan and Lella and Massimo Vigelli, it also reveals the role of others largely unrecognised, among them Donald H. Colfesh, Kurt Eric Christoffersen, Helen Hughes Dulany, Robert J. King and Elsa Tennhardt, who were instrumental in shaping silverware for a New Age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300109276
ISBN-10: 030010927X
Format: Hardback
(304mm x 228mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jewel Stern

Jewel Stern is an artist, independent curator, and specialist in the history of twentieth-century American silver. Kevin W. Tucker is Margot B. Perot Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Dallas Museum of Art. Charles Venable is Deputy Director of Collections and Exhibitions for the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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