Modern Myths: The Art of Ronald Pennell in Glass and Bronze

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Ronald Pennell is arguably the most celebrated engraver of glass working in Britain today. His oeuvre spans a range of media, from medals to gemstones and glass, unique within British contemporary craft practice." "This first survey of his virtuosity in a range of media reveals links between his early designs in metal and gem engravings to subsequent engraved glass vessels, cast bronze medals and, most recently, glass sculptures combining carving and casting techniques. For the first time many of these diverse ...
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Overview

Ronald Pennell is arguably the most celebrated engraver of glass working in Britain today. His oeuvre spans a range of media, from medals to gemstones and glass, unique within British contemporary craft practice." "This first survey of his virtuosity in a range of media reveals links between his early designs in metal and gem engravings to subsequent engraved glass vessels, cast bronze medals and, most recently, glass sculptures combining carving and casting techniques. For the first time many of these diverse works held in both public and private collections are illustrated in book form." "Ronald Pennell is Visiting Professor of Glass Studies at the University of Wolverhampton.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781851493302
  • Publisher: Antique Collector's Club
  • Publication date: 1/1/1900
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.71 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 6
Foreword 7
The Art of Ronald Pennell 8
Ronald Pennell and Julia Ellis in Conversation 13
The Relationship of Ronald Pennell to the History and Current State of Central European Thinking and Culture 16
Ronald Pennell - A Personal Tribute 19
Ronald Pennell, Artist in Glass 21
The Medallic Art of Ronald Pennell 23
The Catalogue 26
Ronald Pennell 103
Bibliography 105
Exhibitions 107
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