Author: Robert Baines
2012, Hardcover, 120 pages
Published to accompany Robert Baines: Metal, the sixth exhibition in Object’s successful ‘Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft’ series, this magnificent 120 page monograph pays tribute to one of Australia’s most prominent and influential jewellers and goldsmiths. Internationally respected as a goldsmith who creates jewellery and large, complex wire works; Baines often combines precious metals gold and silver with plastic and powder coated elements, frequently referencing archaeology and the abstract. Generously illustrated, the book features a comprehensive account of Baines’ work and career by accomplished authors and academics Dr Sophia Errey, Dr Judith O’Callaghan and Dr Rudiger Joppien.