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Unexpected Pleasures: The Art and Design of Contemporary Jewelry
Edited by Susan Cohn, Contribution by Deyan Sudjic
About This Book
In recent decades, contemporary jewelry has transcended its role of adornment to challenge traditional meanings and become a signifier of new identities. Working in traditional mediums of gold and precious stones as well as with innovative materials, designers and artists are pushing the boundaries of the craft into the worlds of contemporary art, design, and fashion.
About the Author
Susan Cohn is a jewelry designer and educator whose work was the subject of a twenty-year retrospective at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Deyan Sudjic is the director of the Design Museum, London, and the author of numerous books on architecture and design.