TITLE

Casting a Spell: The Art of William Harper

AUTHOR(S)
PERREAULT, JOHN
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Metalsmith;2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the life and work of the American artist, metalsmith and jewelry designer William Harper. Particular focus is given to how his art technique relates to his experiences as a collector of African tribal art. Additional topics discussed include his artists' studio in Manhattan, New York City, his use of assemblage in his work and insights on some of the symbols used in his work.
ACCESSION #
86287849

 

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