What Makes Petra Zimmermann’s Brooch Art Jewelry?

THE PLAY OF REFERENCES, JEWELRY AS A CULTURAL PHENOMENON. Petra Zimmermann’s visually opulent works integrate in their complexity elements of vintage fashion jewelry, photography, and painting. Submitted by Fritz Maierhofer.

Petra Zimmermann, Brooch
Petra Zimmermann, Brooch, 2007, vintage belt buckles, polymethyl methacrylate, printing ink, lacquer, gold leaf, patinated silver, 3 ⅞ x 4 x 1 ⅜ inches (98 x 103 x 34 mm), photo: Fritz Maierhofer

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