Tag Archives: gold

exhibition inspiration

Colombian Gold

Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold

Pectoral, 13th–16th century Colombia; Sonso Gold. [Link]

Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century Colombia; Yotoco Gold

Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century Colombia; Yotoco Gold. [Link]

Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold

Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold. [Link]

Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century Colombia; Tairona Gold

Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century Colombia; Tairona Gold. [Link]

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Funerary mask, Calima-Malagana, gold alloy, 100BC–AD400

Funerary mask, Calima-Malagana, gold alloy, 100BC–AD400

Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900–1600

Bird pectoral, Popayan, gold alloy, AD900–1600.

 

There are beautiful works in the ‘Beyond El Dorado power and gold in ancient Colombia‘ exhibition at the British Museum which closes 23rd March, so go see it now! I was told off for taking pictures but the catalogue is really worth getting.

 

 

inspiration

Max Ernst – Sculptures and Jewellery

Max-Ernst-with-his-collection-of-Kachina-dolls-on-the-terrace-of-Peggy-Guggenheims-brownstone.-NYC-1942

Max-Ernst-France-1965

Max-Ernst-Sculptures-Sedona-Arizona-1948

Max-Ernst-and-Dorothea-Tanning-in-Sedona-Arizona-1948

 Max Ernst "Tete Grillage" 23k gold 1959

 Max Ernst "Tete" 23k gold 1959

 Max Ernst "Les Deux" 23k gold 1959-60

 Max Ernst "Poissons" 23k gold 1961

 Max Ernst "Egyptienne" 23k gold 1959-60

 Max Ernst "Tete A Cornes" 23k gold 1959-60

Via MONDOBLOGO here and here.

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