TITLE

Graphic Content Counterculture Imagery in Contemporary Jewelry

AUTHOR(S)
CRAIG, GABRIEL
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Metalsmith;2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how contemporary metalworking incorporates graphic art forms as self-expression or cultural commentary by artists. The author shares the techniques, vision and works of artists who have embraced this form of jewelry-making such as Arthur Hash with his style of flat images reflecting societal issues, Michael Dale Bernard with pure street art style and the blunt imagery of Loring Taoko among others. It is mentioned that these artists common in their image making, articulate a progressive process in craft that speaks of the moment.
ACCESSION #
61311043

 

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