METAPHYSICAL HEART
JEWELLERY BY PETER MCKAY
Damian Skinner

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Metaphysical heart : jewellery by Peter McKay.

A storytelling jeweller, working alone on Banks Peninsula, with one eye focused on the artistic heritage of Europe and the other trained on the mythic potential of his local landscape. Welcome to the work (and world) of Peter McKay, one of this country’s senior jewellers. From his early days as an apprentice of Kobi Bosshard, trained in the techniques and aesthetics of European goldsmithing, to the appropriation
of European modernism and Medieval and Renaissance art that marked … Continue reading