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Peter Chang (British, born London, 1944)
Polyester and epoxy resin
Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); irreg.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donna Schneier, 2007
Accession Number:
Not on view
Although trained as a graphic designer and sculptor at the Liverpool College of Art, Peter Chang turned to jewelry making in the 1980s - his forms are over-sized, the colors vibrant and the finishes immaculate. Plastic and recycled acrylics are his materials of choice and most appropriately reflect the influence of the Pop Art culture prevalent during his youth in Liverpool.
Donna Schneier, New York (by 1999–2007; her gift to MMA)

Helsinki. Taideteollisuusmuseo (Museum of Art and Design). "Peter Chang: A Visionary," February 3–April 30, 2000, unnumbered cat. (p. 37; lent by Donna Schneier, USA).

New York. American Craft Museum. "Peter Chang: A Visionary," May 31–September 3, 2000, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Highlights from the Modern Design Collection: 1900–Present, Part II," May 23, 2011–July 1, 2012, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Unique by Design: Contemporary Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection," May 13–August 31, 2014, unnumbered cat. (pp. 106–7).

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