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Piece Works: Concepts of Chess

Considering the origins and Modern reinterpretations of the imagery of chess…

Chess pieces and game boards have long been symbols of sophistication, style, intellectual and, sometimes, material wealth. The sets of small tactile sculptures present artisans and artists with an almost irresistible opportunity to showcase their craft and, in turn, for owners to proclaim their good taste. I recall a time when so many authors and intellectuals posed for their promotional pictures with a chess set and an (optional) whisky tumbler or…

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Remy Dean

Remy Dean

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Author, Artist, Creative Consultant in Education. ‘This, That, and The Other’ fantasy novels published by The Red Sparrow Press. https://remydean.blogspot.com