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Art Smith, Jeweler

From the mid-1940s until 1979, Arthur (Art) Smith crafted jewelry in his Greenwich Village studio and shop, producing some of the most innovative and dramatic work of all the postwar American studio jewelry designers.

Mark McDonald represents the Estate of Art Smith and has been working with the estate for over 20 years. Mark is the leading dealer and expert/authenticator of Art Smith jewelry. He has placed pieces in major US museums, including the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Art and Design, New York; Dallas Museum of Art; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Cleveland Museum of Art; Milwaukee Art Museum, and important private collections world wide.