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Spaces Necklace, 2015

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Aric Verrastro. It is dated 2015. Its medium is steel, acrylic paint, polyester cord, thread; techniques: template making, drilling, painting, stitching, forming. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This necklace conveys Aric Verrastro’s experience of no longer living in a city. The architectural, modular forms constructed from steel are representations of the energy of a vibrant environment. Their diversity is linked to concepts of dancing lights, and the “musical chaos in the streets.”

It is credited Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

  • Brooch (Germany), 1985
  • silver, oxidized.
  • Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler.
  • 1999-55-3

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 54 × 12.4 × 2.7 cm (21 1/4 × 4 7/8 × 1 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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