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Boris Bally Portrait

Boris Bally

Chicago, Illinois 1961

Photo Caption:
Courtesy Boris Bally.

Luce Artist Quote

"I completely lose the sense of where I am, then I wake up and it's done. And I'm sore." Artist quoted in Wall Street Journal, September 27, 1994

Luce Artist Biography

Boris Bally's work celebrates the processes of a skilled metalsmith. He served as an apprentice goldsmith in Switzerland before returning to the United States to earn his degree at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. Recycling and preserving our resources is important to Bally, who is best known for combining precious and industrial materials into elegant, colorful pieces that serve as sculpture, tableware, and jewelry all at once.