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      Gallery Talk: The Technique and Craft of Mesoamerican Artists – Carving Jade in Washington


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      January 15, 2020

      Wednesday  11:00 AM

      101 Independence Avenue
      Washington, District of Columbia 20540

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      Gallery Talk: The Technique and Craft of Mesoamerican Artists – Carving Jade

      Mesoamerican artists from across a wide geographical area employed complex techniques and showed a mastery of craft that is really just starting to be understood by archaeologists and art historians. In this talk, John Hessler, curator of the Jay I. Kislak Collection, will discuss jade carving as represented in the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.

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