TITLE

Elizabeth Turrell: War and Piecework

AUTHOR(S)
Simon, Marjorie
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Summer2000, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the heritage and strong tradition of enamel in England. It is stated that enamel is used to describe a raw material, a process and a finished product. It is made from clear glass that is colored with metallic oxides and ground into a powder to be fused to a metal. It is mentioned that Elizabeth Turrell, an enamel artist and teacher, uses the medium of enamel in different ways to address dual interests in the personal and the political. Turrell used enamel as an intimate celebration of the stitch and partly the choice of the transformative medium that gives both bodies of work political power.
ACCESSION #
31763861

 

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