HELEN SHIRK – Blue Group (2006), Art Deco style influences her work. Her forms architectural. She employed color through use of anodized titanium. Interest in vessels early 80’s. Shirk had large copper and brass bowls spun for her; she applied rims that created undulating surfaces, applied color through patinization, gilding & pencils. Etching creates lace-like quality. Shirk also used repousse in her forms to gain texture. www.alliedcraftsm…

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