Berman, Harriete Estel

Harriete Estel Berman, Japanese Medallion

Berman is an American artist known for her sculptures and jewelry made from post-consumer, recycled household goods, and her satirical explorations of women's roles in society. Born in Pennsylvania in 1952, she earned a BFA from Syracuse University and MFA from Temple University. In 1990 she was Artist in Resident at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has works in the permanent collection of many museums including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Museum of Arts and Design, and Racine Art Museum. She currently lives and works in California.

This piece was made in 2009 and inspired by a Japanese Medallion form. The entire bracelet is constructed from recycled tin cans.

Materials: Recycled tin cans
Size: 5 3/4 inch diameter

 

To learn more about Harriete Estel Berman visit www.harrieteestelberman.com.