Kanof Lecture: Transforming Metal into Spirit (event)
Kanof Lecture: Transforming Metal into Spirit
Ubaldo Vitali, Master Metalsmith and MacArthur “Genius” Grant Recipient
From his perspective as an internationally honored goldsmith and conservator, Ubaldo Vitali discusses the transformation of precious materials into objects that lift the human spirit to the immaterial. He examines the creation and the restoration of these religious objects, including some of the masterpieces in the Museum’s Judaic Art Gallery.