We are pleased to announce that the Titian (David) necklace by Gijs Bakker is featured in the 'Gifts from America: 1948 - 2013. Modern and contemporary applied arts from the Hermitage Museum Foundation (USA)' exhibition at the Hermitage, St. Petersburg.
The exhibition presents 74 works in diverse media – textile, metal, glass, ceramic and wood, made from 1948 to 2013, collected by Helen W. Drutt English and Matthew J. Drutt and presented to the State Hermitage for its 250th Anniversary.
The exhibition was conceived by Hellen W. Drutt English, educator, and curator since 1960s, and an international pioneer in the world of applied arts. Professor and philanthropist, Drutt English introduced the world to the work of many contemporary artists who are significant figures in American art from the second half of the twentieth century.
Gifts from America celebrates the hand and the survival of the creative spirit in a mechanized society. The collection covers the major positions and leading voices occurring internationally among artists working in the field of applied arts beginning post World War II.
For more information about the exhibition, click here.