November 10 –  21, 2018

The Kinship Between: American Women Jewelers, Part I
Curated by Mark McDonald & Sienna Patti

at *The JEWELRY LIBRARY, 1239 Broadway, Suite 8, New York
in conjunction with New York City Jewelry Week

Curated by Mark McDonald and Sienna Patti, The Kinship Between features vintage works by three mid-century jewelers: Margaret de Patta, Ruth Roach and Betty Cooke and new work by four contemporary artists: Räissa Bump, Noam Elyashiv, Rebekah Frank and Gabriella Kiss. The show explores shared aspects of their craft as metalsmiths and artists and the kinship between their ways of working, design process, and shared use of form and material.

The Kinship Between will preview Saturday, November 10 at noon with a walkthrough and include a roundtable discussion. The discussion will begin at 1pm with the curators and artists. Following the preview, the exhibition will run through November 21, 2018. Hours are 10-8 p.m. Monday – Friday or by appointment. Please RSVP for the roundtable via email:

*The Jewelry Library is a newly opened public exhibition space offering collaborative research opportunities
and rotating jewelry collections curated for jewelry people by jewelry people. Produced by Karen Davidov.


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