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Maestros de Plata: William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance

Completed
03/04/2004 - 05/23/2004
Architect & designer William Spratling left New Orleans in 1928 to revitalize the silver industry in Taxco, Mexico. Featuring hundreds of silver pieces by Spratling & his contemporaries, this exhibit showcased the dramatic range of technique & style achieved by these artisans. In addition to creating modern design, Spratling relied heavily on Mexico’s rich artistic heritage of Pre-Columbian motifs.

Programing included the following lecture series:
o The Artistry of Modern Mexican Silver Dr. Penny C. Morrill, curator of the exhibition
o William Spratling: A Pragmatic Visionary Dr. Penny C. Morrill, curator of the exhibition
o William Spratling and the French Quarter Renaissance John W. Scott, Professor of History, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Exhibiton was concurrent with the following exhibitions:
o William Spratling: Sketches from Mexico at Tulane The Latin American Library at Tulane
o Spratling in New Orleans and at Tulane Howard-Tilton Library Special Collections
o Spratling’s New Orleans The Ogden Museum of Southern Art


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