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Author Schon, Marbeth.

Title Modernist jewelry 1930-1960 : the wearable art movement / Marbeth Schon.

Imprint Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    739.27 SCH    Available
Description 272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Series A Schiffer book for collectors
Note "With value reference"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [266]-269) and index.
Contents Part I: Revolutionary changes 1930-1945. The formative years -- The pioneers: A. Calder, H. Bertoia, I. Lassaw, M. DePatta, S. Kramer, P. Macchiarini.
Part II: Expansion 1946-1950. The expanding market for modernist jewelry -- "Modern handmade jewelry," Museum of Modern Art, 1946 -- "Modern Jewelry Under Fifty Dollars," Walker Art Center, 1948.
Part III: The creation of an American mass culture 1950-1960. "The contemporary jewelry exhibit on paper," Walker Art Center, 1955 -- "The second contemporary jewelry exhibit on paper," Walker Art Center, 1959 -- Other important jewelers.
Subject Jewelry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Wearable art -- United States.
ISBN 0764320203 (hardcover)
9780764320200 (hardcover)

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