Posted January 25th, 2019 / Ends July 7th, 2019
A View From the Jeweler's Bench: Ancient Treasures, Contemporary Statements
February 14-July 7, 2019
Explores how contemporary jewelry makers are drawing from antique forms and techniques to create stunning works of art. It is curated by Sasha Nixon, a recent alumna of Bard Graduate Center. Our Gallery presents the exhibition at a time when art and academic institutions are increasingly focused on contemporary art jewelry, and in a moment when ancient jewelry has become a prevalent source of inspiration for contemporary jewelry artists. Works by contemporary jewelry artists Ashley Buchanan, Jeanette Caines, Lin Cheung, Giovanni Corvaja, Mary Lee Hu, Gabriella Kiss, Otto Kunzli, emiko oye, Mary Hallam Pearse, Nicole Jacquard, Anya Kivarkis, and Kiff Slemmons.
The curator, Sasha Nixon, received a 2017 Emerging Curators Grant from SNAG for this exhibition.