The Spoken Object: A collector's journey in fashion, jewellery, design and architecture
- This biographical account of Gene Sherman’s life and work reveals many intimate stories and conversations with one of Australia's most significant cultural figures and philanthropists.
- From her early beginnings to today, through the multi-decade cultural trajectory that has shaped and influenced artists and designers and the contemporary art world across many nations, including Australia, Europe, the Asia Pacific region and the Middle East. It covers her work as director of the world-renowned Sherman Galleries and the founding of the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) and the Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI)
- This beautifully presented and richly photographed book features previously unseen pictures of Gene Sherman as well as photographs of her personal collections, iconic fashion items and jewellery, significant art and sculpture, designer furniture, and inside the home she lives in and shared with her late husband, Brian Sherman.
- 412 pages. 7.5 x 9.5 inches