Pioneers of Contemporary Glass PDF ePub eBook

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Pioneers of Contemporary Glass free pdf From small objects to large-scale sculptures, glass is an art form of captivating beauty, fragility, and diversity. This book features outstanding contemporary works in glass from the Barbara and Dennis DuBois Collection in Dallas, Texas. The catalogue examines the pioneering contributions of such international master artists as Dale Chihuly, Dan Dailey, Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova, Harvey Littleton, William Morris, Tom Patti, Marc Peiser, Lino Tagliapietra, Oiva Toikka, Frantisek Vizner, and Toots Zynsky. In addition to colour reproductions of their works, the book includes an introductory essay by Cindi Strauss and individual entries by Strauss, Rebecca Elliot, and Susie Silbert that place the highlighted 25 works in context, explaining the importance of each artist's contribution to the field as well as the object's aesthetic and technical innovations. The book also includes an interview between Strauss and the collectors Barbara and Dennis DuBois.

About Cindi Strauss

Cindi Strauss is the curator of and Rebecca Elliot is curatorial assistant for modern and contemporary decorative arts and design at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Susie Silbert is the 2008 Windgate Museum Fellow at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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Author : Cindi Strauss
Publisher : Yale University Press
Data Published : 01 April 2009
ISBN : 0300146957
EAN : 9780300146950
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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