Modern Masters [Metalwork and Jewellery]
Modern Masters [Metalwork & Jewellery] coincides with the opening of 'The Silversmith’s Art' at the National Museums Scotland (18th September 2015 - 4th January2016). The museum exhibition will showcase150 masterpieces made between 2000 -2015 by 66 contemporary Silversmiths. The core collection is from The Goldsmiths’Company, London. This ancient guild has supported the UK’s gold and silversmithing trades for over 700 years. Likewise, Edinburgh’s Incorporation of Goldsmiths has also supported the gold and silver trade since 1687. There are a number of events and initiatives coinciding with the museum exhibition, making this month collectively known as 'Silver September'. 'Modern Masters' includes a number of world class artists alongside emerging talent and will be the Scottish premiere of Giovanni Corvaja's 'The Golden Fleece Bracelet'.
Prof. Yasuki Hiramatsu