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Metalsmith BenchTalk on BlogTalkRadio with Damian Skinner

Metalsmith BenchTalk on BlogTalkRadio with Damian Skinner

My Guest this Thursday, September 22nd at 3 p.m. PST on MetalSmith BenchTalk is art historian and curator Damian Skinner.    Bio: Damian Skinner is an independent art historian and curator, based in New Zealand. Has published a number of books about Maori art, the indigenous art of New Zealand and also books about contemporary jewelry in new Zealand.  He is the Editor for Art Jewelry Forum, an American organization that supports and promotes contemporary jewelry internationally.   Damian on his job as Editor of Art Jewelry Forum: "I am a writer and curator. I was trained as an art historian, which means that I was taught to look down on craft. It has been a pleasant few years unlearning this and other prejudices. As the editor of Art Jewelry Forum, I am responsible for managing the website, commissioning new critical writing about contemporary jewelry, and finding ways to present what's going on around the world to our members. I'm always looking for ways in which art history can be tr