Capturing the Sun - Pre Columbian Gold
Howard Nowes - 08/12/2017
CAPTURING THE SUN
The allure of gold adornments is universal and eternal. Gold possesses a power that captures the eye with even the slightest glimmer. Gold is magical in that it is inert and therefore never oxidizes, remaining lustrous and beautiful throughout time.
The technical mastery required to produce such sophisticated artifacts in gold and silver is worthy of deep investigation. Ancient pre-Columbian master craftsmen were as skilled at lost-wax casting, hammering, repoussé work, depletion gilding,Swiss Replica Watches and incising as any other cultures at the time, or since. The timelessness, beauty and ingenuity of these objects is as evident and relevant today as it was in ancient times.
for a celebration
of our new collection of rare ancient Mesoamerican gold artifacts.
An opening reception will be held at the gallery
Thursday September 28, 2017, from 5-8 PM
303 East 81st Street, New York, NY, 10028
through Thursday October 25th
Monday through Friday, 11-6
or by appointment
We look forward to seeing you!
Explore some select images from our catalog below
Africa Tribal Art
Pre Columbian Art