Contemporary International Glass

Contemporary International Glass

by Jennifer Hawkins Opie

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Contemporary International Glass by Jennifer Hawkins Opie

Works by 60 of the finest 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.

Author Bio: 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, at the V&A.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851774265
Publisher: V & A Publications
Publication date: 09/01/2004
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Note to reader17
Artists' biographies18
List of artists in the V&A140
Glossary141
Further reading142
Acknowledgements143

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