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September 11, 1998 – January 10, 1999
Museum: Renwick Gallery
Location: Galleries 102 & 103
On view are some 60 objects, from jewelry to sculpture created from 1974-1997, that feature exotic metals and metalworking techniques. Objects include early earrings and fibulae in pure gold, lidded cylinders decorated with inlet and granulated gold, lathe-carved ivory disks, and hand-carved steel and gold encrusted sculptures.
Catalogue: $65 (cloth)
See August 1998 Smithsonian magazine, pp. 94-97