PIONEERS OF CONTENPORARY GLASS. Highlights from the Barbara and Dennis DuBois Collection

PIONEERS OF CONTENPORARY GLASS. Highlights from the Barbara and Dennis DuBois Collection

PIONEERS OF CONTEMPORARY GLAS

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.

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Emne Glaskunst
Kunstner
Forfatter Cindy Strauss
Sprog Engelsk tekst
Illustrationer 25 ill. i farver
Format / Sideantal 27 X 21 cm / 96 sider
Udgivelsesår 2009
Indbinding Hæftet
Forlag Yale University Press
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ISBN 9780300146950
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PIONEERS OF CONTEMPORARY GLAS

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.