Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

The Art of Gold
  • The Art of Gold
  • 08-Nov-2003 - 04-Jan-2004
  • White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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A celebration of the inventiveness of contemporary goldsmiths and the beauty of traditional materials and processes. The exhibition is composed of 79 objects, 12 of which are hollowware, vessels, small sculptures, and other non-jewelry items. Although some pieces include stones and precious gems in their designs, gold is never merely a backdrop or frame for those elements; rather, it is the focus of the piece. Artists include Judith Kaufman, Barbara Ritter, John Iverson, and Gary Noffke.

A Program of ExhibitsUSA, a National Division of Mid-America Arts Alliance with the Kansas Arts Commission. The Spencer Museum of Art venue is supported in part by the Breidenthal-Snyder Foundation.

A Program of ExhibitsUSA, a National Division of Mid-America Arts Alliance with the Kansas Arts Commission. The Spencer Museum of Art venue is generously supported by the Breidenthal-Snyder Foundation, Dr. W. Clarke Wescoe, and individual donors.
This exhibition is a celebration of the inventiveness of contemporary goldsmiths and the beauty of traditional materials and processes. The exhibition is composed of seventy-nine objects, twelve of which are hollowware, vessels, small sculptures, and other non-jewelry items. Although some pieces include stones and precious gems in their designs, gold is never merely a backdrop or frame for those elements; rather, it is the focus. Artists include Judith Kaufman, Barbara Ritter, John Iverson, and Gary Noffke.