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Dorothea Pruhl

Dorothea Pruhl

Colliers/Necklaces

Edited by Florian Hufnagl

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  • Born in Breslau in 1937, Dorothea Prühl lives and works in Halle on the Saale. In her capacity as a professor at the state Kunsthochschule at Burg Giebichenstein, she has shaped the jewellery-making curriculum at that school. Dorothea Prühl is a major player on the current jewellery scene
  • Accompanies the exhibition Die Neue Sammlung, Staatliches Museum für angewandte Kunst und Design, Munich, 13 March to 17 May 2009
Full Description
As used in German, the French word "collier" denotes a particularly valuable form of neck jewellery - it represents a promise and betokens dignity to the woman wearing it. This is the sense in which Dorothea Prühl lays claim to the term for her jewellery. Spaciously gestural, Dorothea Prühl takes full advantage of the powers of persuasion inherent in what is only seemingly a simple form. Her feeling for form, schooled as it is on the Classic moderns, is based on a sculptural idea and takes proportion and scale into account. Concentration on essentials, empathy in the extreme and vigorous plasticity are the distinguishing features of her works. They are the critically reflected expression of an entirely subjective artistic agenda. More or less recognisable, the object visualised contains no subliminal messages: hence it permits no interpretations containing extrinsic references. These are works that are exactly what they purport to be. They are not ambivalent. There is no narration, none at all. Text in English & German.
Specifications
Publisher
Arnoldsche Art Publishers
ISBN
9783897903012
Published
8th Apr 2009
Binding
Hardback
Territory
UK, US, Eastern Europe, France, Benelux, Japan, South Korea, Africa, South America & Ireland exclusive. South Africa, N&M East non-exclusive
Size
365 mm x 290 mm
Pages
96 Pages
Illustrations
37 color, 15 b&w
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