See my new post about Golden Kingdoms for Now at The Met: Sharpening Ceremony and Ritual: The Beautiful Blades of Golden Kingdoms
Post critic Sebastian Smee on Golden Kingdoms! Don’t expect to see a more beautiful show than “Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas” anytime soon. The exhibition, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a fresh, transformative take on pre-Columbian art. It boasts more than 200 objects made from gleaming gold, green and blueContinue reading “REVIEW: Golden Kingdoms in WaPo”
A permanent web presence! En inglés y español! https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2018/golden-kingdoms
Now live at The Met.
Check out the review here.
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I reviewed Manufactured Light: Mirrors in the Mesoamerican Realm for Cambridge Archaeological Journal.
I’ve got Panama on the brain for the opening of the Gardiner Museum iteration of “Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, Gold, and Ceramics in Ancient Panama.” My talk here. The exhibition here.
Latest addition to Now at the Met, chronicling my journey through Central and South America. Amazing museum and site visits, as seen through my tweets at the time!
This past week, some members of the Dumbarton Oaks catalog team (Colin, Juan Antonio, and myself) joined leading scholars in the field of Costa Rican archaeology for an objects-based workshop at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. Special thanks go to everyone at Harvard for the gracious invitation, especially Jeffrey Quilter,Continue reading “Peabody Museum Connections – Costa Rica and Panama”