Contemporary International Glass

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Harry N. Abrams, Sep 14, 2004 - Art - 143 pages
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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.

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Jennifer Hawkins Opie is the V&A's curator of contemporary glass and a leading expert in the field. She curated the first-ever British exhibition of the work of Dale Chihuly and is author of the accompanying book, Chihuly at the V&A (V&A 2000). She has also written Scandinavia Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century (V&A, re-issued 2001).

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