What is contemporary jewelry? What is the background of the medium, and how does it stand now and possibly in the future? “Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective” examines the field with abundant photographs and thought-provoking insights. Featuring some of the most notable jewelry writers and other contributors from around the world—as well as hundreds of striking […]
Art Jewelry Forum
While the question of exhibition making occupies an ever more important place in art theory, there has never been, thus far, a publication on the subject with jewelry as its focal point. This publication aims to remedy this absence, and provide an overview of jewelry exhibition history, an understanding of the challenges inherent to showing
An insight into the creation of comic book character Wonder Woman by William Moulton Marston, examining her ‘Magic Bracelets’ and their connections to feminism, oppression, liberation, and BDSM practices.
An introduction to the concept of “mating jewelry” and chastity rings, contextualized with different cultural views on abstinence and courtship.
A case study of Austrian artist Manfred Nisslmüller’s work ‘Taschenrecorder’ (1984-1993, made in eight examples), highlighting the artist’s view of “jewelry as a disruption” using of critical, ironic, and subversive modes of art history.