Press Release – The Mark
THE MARK – CELEBRATING THE START OF FOOTY SEASON
Melbourne (April 1, 2012) – Lord Coconut, is Melbourne’s only retailer, gallery, and online boutique selling contemporary jewellery, designer cufflinks and objets d’art designed exclusively for men. Lord Coconut stocks over 300 individual pieces from over 30 Melbourne and interstate jewellers, artisans and designers. Lord Coconut is pleased to present ‘The Mark’ by anatomical illustrator Beth Croce. ‘The Mark’ is an exploration of the physicality that underlies the sport of Australian Rules Football. Croce states that “As an outsider to the sport, the mark made off the back of a friend or a foe strikes me as the pinnacle of this athleticism and a point of drama in the game. A pause, an opportunity for change. Both players contributing to this challenge to the laws of physics” Beth Croce is a Johns Hopkins (USA) trained, certified medical artist whose 18 years as a biomedical illustrator has inspired the Bioperspective line of jewellery and artwork. Her artwork and jewellery is informed by her award-winning professional illustration work and takes anatomically accurate art and jewellery to a new level. “The Mark’ is a limited edition hand inked intaglio print with an image size of 15cm W x 22cm H and a framed size of 32cm W x 42cm H. It’s available in-store or online at www.lordcoconut.com for $240 unframed and $330 framed. Lord Coconut is a successful recipient of the City of Melbourne Small Business Grants program.