The Spoken Object
A collector's journey in fashion, jewellery, design and architecture
- This biographical account of Gene Sherman’s life and work reveals many intimate stories and conversations with this leading Australian cultural figure and philanthropist. Included are personal essays by many internationally renowned and influential art world commentators, curators, fashion designers, and educators
- This monograph portrays Gene Sherman’s life in depth, from her early beginnings to today, through the multi-decade cultural trajectory that has shaped and influenced artists and designers and the contemporary art world across many nations, including Australia, Europe, the Asia Pacific region and the Middle East. It covers her work as director of the world-renowned Sherman Galleries and the founding of the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) and the Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI)
- This beautifully presented and richly photographed book features many previously unseen pictures of Gene Sherman as well as photographs of her personal collections, iconic fashion items and jewellery, significant art and sculpture, designer furniture, and inside the stunning home she lives in and shared with her late husband, Brian Sherman
This luxuriously presented monograph documents the life, work, architecture and design achievements, plus the art, jewellery and fashion collections of leading Australian cultural advocate Gene Sherman. Here she shares intimate accounts of her journey in her own words and is joined by many internationally renowned and influential art world commentators, curators, fashion designers, and educators who have contributed incisive essays — rich with personal anecdotes — on the impressive cultural trajectory of this world-renowned art advocate and academic, collector and philanthropist. Beautifully photographed throughout, The Spoken Object features many previously unseen pictures of Gene Sherman, along with photographs of her personal collections, iconic fashion items and jewellery, significant art and sculpture, designer furniture, significant architecture, including the beautifully designed interiors of the stunning home she lives in and shared with her late husband, Brian Sherman.
- The Images Publishing Group
- 19th Aug 2022
- 240 mm x 190 mm
- 412 Pages
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