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1994 SNAG Conference

SNAG ’94 was a patchwork of voices. The conference theme, “Transformations: Personal Artistic Evolution”, was dedicated to the individual creative experience. As each speaker addressed the broad notion of “Transformation”,…

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Dan Feldman: Allegory of Love

Dan Feldman uses the utensil as both object and idea. Consequently, his work reveals both personal history and associations with the utensil as a useful object. An apprenticeship with Towle Silversmiths instigated Feldman’s fascination…

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The Impulse in Contemporary American Metal

For most of this century, story-telling in art has been considered taboo. From the turn of the century to well into the 1970s, Modernist tradition encouraged instead the investigation of form for its own sake. Art about art was the saluted inquiry…