Bracelet, acrylic, polyester, PVC and silver, designed and made by Peter Chang, Glasgow, Scotland, 2004.

Vale Peter Chang

With the recent passing of Peter Chang on 31 October, it is fitting to share the following article written by former curator at the Powerhouse Museum, Louise Mitchell, about Chang’s studio practice and inimitable exuberant style. In his workshop in … Continue reading

Tiara (1990) by Fiona Hall, who was recently selected to represent Australia at teh Venice Biennale in 2015. Hall made the tiara from aluminium sardine tins.

A Fine Possession

Our love of personal adornment is universal. It was born of the delight in the visual and sensory pleasures when humans began decorating their bodies with natural materials. Soon we realised that wearing jewellery could change us in the eyes of others: jewellery could make us more attractive or … Continue reading