Silver, The Story of Variety
By Adolfo Caballero
YAM Gallery presents a new exhibition of silver, object d’Art and accessories. In this occasion the curator of the gallery chose a group of 12 designers; some from the golden age of Taxco—the mid-twentieth century—and a group of contemporary designers.
Silver collective exhibit
Sat, Dec 20, 6pm
Ancha de San Antonio 20
415 150 6052
The works of the legendary William Spratling have been curated from the permanent exhibition of the gallery, a private collector and Spratling art “heirs.”
This also the case for the works of the Maesters of Taxco: Sigi Pineda, Mathilde Poulat, Pal Keppenes and Margot from Taxco with pieces coming from private collections.
The contemporary creators are a selection of Mexican and foreign designers who live in the country.
Violante Ulrich is the last winner of the Silver Biennale organized by the museum Franz Mayer in Mexico City.
Alberto Lenz participates with a series of works; small silver sculptures produced over the past year at his studio in Querétaro.
Jesse Bert contributes a group of accessories and objects d’Art with sophisticated assembly techniques to combine classic jewelry materials with found objects and collectable items.
The fine work of Paul Rodríguez represents his new line of Belt buckles and pendants, exquisites pieces that combine etching and printing processes with jewelry.
Juan Ordoñez work includes a group of wearable sculptures manufactured with silver, titanium and gemstones that show the creativity and imagination of the artist.
The British designer Annabel Humber is showing a selection of her works produced in Taxco, elegant and detailed miniatures created in casting and fabrication techniques.
The young Argentinean designer Roberto Buchanan debuts in YAM Gallery with a series of original pieces that combine silver and precious woods.