fruit photo cuffsby Barbara Movius
- the story
Style With Bite
A creative way to get your daily serving of style, these punchy Fruit Photo Cuffs by artist Barbara Movius marry the elements of the Dada anti-art movement with fresh photography. A direct reference to Marcel Duchamp's "readymades"--purchased, everyday objects considered art by decree of the artist--Movius created them as miniature canvases for conversation.
At once abstract and functional, each flexible, scratch and water resistant bracelet challenges the shifting form (and purpose) of jewelry, ornamentation, art and photography. Wear them in the spirit of unconventional boundary blurring, or as a striking everyday accessory. Made in Massachusetts using a more sustainable vinyl and lined with coordinating felt made with 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Velcro closure. Sold separately.
- Item ID
- Made from
- felt, velcro, pvc
- 9" L x 2" H
- the maker
An accomplished designer and scholar, Barbara Movius is fluent in illustration (FIT), weaving (Moore College of Art), art history (Rutgers University), arts administration (Columbia University) and conservation at the graduate level. Movius is a multi-talented artist and former recipient of a New Jersey State Council for the Arts NEA fellowship. She's shown her work in major galleries, taking inspiration from nature, culture and their convergence with technology. She explores abstract concepts through eco-friendly jewelry and modern design.
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Q and A
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Are these slap bracelets??
Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator
Thanks for the question! These are not slap bracelets. They are handmade of a more sustainable vinyl by artist Barbara Movius. The cuffs are lined with felt, for extra comfort, and they fasten with Velcro, so they will stay put on your wrist.
Vote: Thumbs up!
My son loves fruit and would LOVE these!