Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection Cindi Strauss, with essay by Helen Williams Drutt English, and contributions by Keelin M. Burrows and Kristen Wetzel


"...Drutt describes the origin of her collecting urge as an attempt to ´hold history.´ In this spendid book, that mission is richly fulfilled."
    -- American Craft Magazine.
This catalogue presents 800 jewelry objects and drawings from 1960 through 2006 by more than 170 international jewelry artists in the Helen Williams Drutt Collection at the MFAH. This touchstone reference includes essays about Minimalist and Conceptual influences, as well as the history behind the collection, a chronology, and artist biographies.

Hardcover. 528 pages.

Product ID: 119500

$ 90.00

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