Luminescence: The Silver of Peru
Anthony Alan Shelton
Published alongside the 2012 MOA exhibition Luminescence: The Silver of Peru, this volume illuminates the long history of silverwork in Peru and the fascination with the metal’s divine and luminescent qualities. Showcased works range from pre-Columbian times, through the Spanish conquest, to contemporary artists and include national treasures seldom seen outside of Peru.
Luminescence: the Silver of Perú traces the long history of silverwork and the fascination with the metal’s divine and luminescent qualities. It will display pre-Columbian works to those made by contemporary artists, including national treasures seldom seen outside of Peru. The exhibition is curated by MOA Director Dr. Anthony Shelton, and made possible through the generous support of the Pan American Silver Corp. and the Patronato Plata del Peru.Show More
- Published 2012
- Paperback, 105 pages
- Available in English and Spanish