Contemporary International Glass

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September 2004



Works by 60 of the ?nest contemporary glass artists in the world, from America's Dale Chihuly and William Morris to Britain's Tessa Clegg and Japan's Koichiro Yamamoto, are brought together in this stylish book. It highlights the huge variety of work, abstract and figurative, being produced in this dynamic art form. Based on interviews with the artists, the text provides revealing insights into the latest ideas and techniques in glassmaking. All of the works are from the V&A's unrivaled collection.


Jennifer Hawkins Opie is Senior Curator of Ceramics and Glass at the V&A Museum. She specializes in ceramics and glass of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and is particularly well known for her expertise in contemporary glass. She curated the exhibition Chihuly at the V&A (V&A, 2001) and was editor of the accompanying book. Opie is also the author of Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass in the Twentieth Century (V&A, 1989) and she contributed chapters to Art Nouveau 1890-1914 (V&A, 2000) and Art Deco 1910-1939 (V&A, 2003). She is currently working on an extension to the V&A's Glass Gallery to house the international contemporary glass art featured in this book.

EAN: 9781851774265
ISBN: 1851774262
Untertitel: 75 colour illus. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: V & A Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 144 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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