June 10, 1977 “Recent Works in Metal by Albert Paley” and “Iron, Solid Wrought/USA” open at the Renwick Gallery. “Recent Works in Metal” includes gold and silver pendants and brooches, and 10 iron objects created between 1975 and 1977. The award-winning handwrought iron gates designed and fabricated by Paley for the Renwick’s Museum Shop are also on display. “Iron, Solid Wrought/USA” includes approximately 100 objects, both historical and contemporary, celebrating the blacksmith as an artist and craftsman from 1776 to 1976.
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Posted: 10 June 2017