Jerwood Necklace by Jacqueline Mina

This necklace is a testament to the artist's proficiency as a goldsmith, through her intricate working and use of granulation technique, and expresses her fascination with the surface of the metal through the fusion of fine gold on to the platinum.

Details

Medium:
Platinum fused with fine gold
Dimensions:
Length of chain: 78 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,500 ( Total: £13,404)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
The Scottish Gallery

The subtle coloration and texture created through the fusion process, together with the playful interaction of individual components of the necklace create a sense of drama and movement when the object is seen against the body. This necklace was among the work selected by Mina to represent her in the Jerwood Prize 2000, which she won.

Provenance

The artist; The Scottish Gallery.

Venue details

mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art Centre Square, MIDDLESBROUGH Cleveland TS1 2AZ 01642 726720 www.visitmima.com

Entry details

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