metalwork

The Art of the European Goldsmith: From the Schroder Collection


Consummate craftmanship and artistry are on display in this selection of silver and silver-gilt from the Schroder Collection. The chalices, tankards, ewers, bowls, utensils, and figures included in the exhibition were created between the 13th to the 19th century.
silver, metalwork, decorative objects, exhibitions

Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907) in American Collections


Rare and precious metalwork from China’s Tang Dynasty are on display. This exhibition includes Buddhist statues, vases, ladles, scissors, cosmetic boxes, and jewelry from the 7th to the 10th century.
China, decorative objects, metalwork, gold, silver, jewelry, exhibitions

Treasures from Hungary: Gold and Silver from the 9th–19th Centuries


A thousand years of Hungarian metalwork is on display. The exhibition features items from the Hungarian National Museum and the Esztergom Basilica.
Hungary, gold, silver, metalwork, decorative objects, jewelry, traveling exhibitions

The Catalan Spirit: Gaudí and His Contemporaries


Works by Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and his contemporaries in the Catalan Modernisme movement are on display. In addition to Gaudí, the group included Elies Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and Camil Oliveras i Gensana. The exhibition, which focuses the period between 1880 and 1920, includes drawings, furniture, tiles, metalwork, and glass, and features Gaudí's Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Familia and Domènech's Palace of Catalan Music.
Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, spain, Barcelona, Catalan, Architecture, drawings, furniture, tiles, metalwork, Glass, exhibitions

Techniques: Cutting and Tearing


On view are examples of paper, fabric, ceramics, and metalwork that have been cut, ripped, or otherwise perforated. Cut-paper silhouettes, a pierced silver basket, a fabric with holes "burnt out" by an acid process, all illustrate this "subtractive" process.  This installation highlights objects from the Museum's permanent collection, and is part of the ongoing exhibition, The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.
paper, fabric, ceramics, metalwork, permanent collection, exhibitions

Czech Cubism: Architecture and Design


An exploration of Prague's vibrant Cubism movement, which thrived between 1910 and 1925. The majority of the furniture, architectural renderings, ceramics, and metalwork on display are on loan from the Museum of Decorative Arts and the National Technical Museum, both in Prague. This traveling exhibition was organized by the Vitra Design Museum in Weil-am-Rhein in collaboration with Prague's Museum of Decorative Arts and its National Technical Museum.
Cubism, Prague, Czech, 20th century, furniture, ceramics, Architecture, architectural drawings, metalwork, traveling exhibitions

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