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No 953 Brooch

This is a Brooch . It was designed by Ramón Puig Cuyàs. We acquired it in 2016. Its medium is painted wood, plastic, silver, painted acrylic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Puig Cuyàs believes that jewelry can communicate concepts linked to a universal sense of memory and myth, and also believes in the value of an artist’s insights into our place in the cosmos. His Walled Gardens brooch invites us to imagine a magical garden hidden behind the everyday fences we encounter, a metaphor for opening our senses to the many worlds around us.

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No 953 Brooch ; Designed by Ramón Puig Cuyàs (Spanish, b. 1953); painted wood, plastic, silver, painted acrylic; 2016-34-93

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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