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VOLUME 39.3

DEPARTMENT
Ethnographic Arts

Joli! A Fancy Masquerade
from Sierra Leone

A rare group of eleven spectacular Sierra Leone headdresses, which combine with costumes to make full-body masquerades, show at the Fowler Museum in Los Angeles.

 

 

VOLUME 39.3

FEATURE

KRISTINA LOGAN

Kristina Logan’s glass art career has been quite the evolution. From her early emergence as a glass beadmaking master and teacher, she has went on to combine metalworking with her precision beads and jewelry, then adding pâte de verre to her flameworking skills for the fabrication of vessels.

VOLUME 39.3

FEATURE

YVES SAINT LAURENT

Ornament delves into the glamorous life of revolutionary fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. The Algerian-born Frenchman broke numerous barriers in women’s fashion, bringing into style such articles of formerly male clothing such as pants and tuxedos.

 

VOLUME 39.2

FEATURE

PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM
OF ART CRAFT SHOW

An indepth view of several of the emerging artists and newcomers for the 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show gives a savory taste of the exhibiting talent. As always, members of the top craftspeople in the field are represented in this premier craft show, whose proceeds benefit the museum.

VOLUME 39.2

FEATURE

DAVID FREDA
 

Talented jeweler and enamelist David Freda recreates nature to a degree previously unknown. Using techniques that he developed or refined, Freda has created a series of plant and animal jewelry that can rival historic makers like Lalique or the Blaschkas.

VOLUME 39.2

DEPARTMENT
Gallery Showcase

GALLERY Lulo

Located in the destination town of Healdsburg in northern California, Lulo Gallery is a multimedia exhibitor. Co-owned by Danish immigrant Katrina Schjerbeck and glass/metal jeweler Karen Gilbert, they exhibit jewelers worldwide, often those with a minimalist aesthetic.


 

VOLUME 39.3

DEPARTMENT
Fashion Arts

VLISCO

Dutch textile firm Vlisco distributes their products widely in West Africa, where a talented pool of local end-users design dramatic clothing from these bold prints.

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VOLUME 39.1

Feature
Julie Shaw. Stone Whisperer Extraordinaire

Read about the exuberant jewelry of Julie Shaw, who easily combines the color, textures and metaphysical properties of stones and enamel in her wearable art.

Department
Mood Indigo. Textiles from Around the World

The Seattle Museum of Art uses indigo-dyed textiles as the basis of this striking exhibition, offering us both the beauty of these blue clothes, as well as the background of this treasured dye. 

VOLUME 38.4

Feature
Eveli Sabatie. Between Worlds and Time

Eveli Sabatie was born in Algeria, and an early student of famed Hopi jeweler Charles Loloma.

VOLUME 38.3

Feature
Chris Francis. Tinker, Tailor, Shoemaker

Shoemaker Chris Francis has worn many hats in his life, but the path he now treads brings him an unparalleled canvas for creativity and contemplation of the human condition.


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