Thursday, June 28, 2012

Sacred Gold: Pre-Hispanic Art of Colombia

In its final week at the Bowers Museum in southern California is Sacred Gold: Pre-Hispanic Art of Colombia, an exhibition highlighting a dazzling array of gold artifacts from the renowned Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia. The impressive assemblage includes over 200 figures and ornaments full of expression and inventiveness inspired by the natural environment and by supernatural visions. A selection of ceramic tomb figures and stone tools accompany the exhibition.

View the exhibition's official website.

Information and images courtesy of the Bowers Museum

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