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Sharif Bey: Dialogues in Clay and Glass

Presented by Pittsburgh Glass Center at Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA

Mar 02 2018
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May 06 2018
Sharif Bey: Dialogues in Clay and Glass

An exhibition by Sharif Bey cross-referencing notions of power, ornamentation, and natural history with objects and surfaces associated with traditional African jewelry.

Sharif Bey’s work cross-references notions of power, ornamentation, and natural history with objects and surfaces associated with traditional African jewelry. He uses his work to explore alternative ways of paying respect to tradition, function, adornment, and ceremony. His exhibition showcases his large-scale ceramic necklace wall hangings and a series of necklace forms made from large glass beads. Bey said, “I look forward to exploring the different relationship with light that the glass

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