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This jewelry is based on the metalwork interspersed among the paintings of the Barnes Collection. These pieces often emphasize or repeat lines, curves, and forms in the paintings nearby.

Dr. Barnes explained the combination, saying that a wrought-iron worker is “just as authentic an artist as a Titian, Renoir, or Cezanne. This is not to say that what they express is of equal importance or magnitude, but that they do express something of their own experience.”

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