Glass

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SPLENDOUR & BLISS: ARTS FROM THE ISLAMIC WORLD

Written by Waanders & de Kunst Publishers
- Illustrates the stunning collections of Islamic art at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (Municipal Museum The Hague, the Netherlands), and accompanies an exhibition running from September 2018 to March 2019- This will be the first time the collection has been shown in its entirety- As well as showcasing the wonderful objects, Splendour & Bliss also considers how they were made; ancient techniques suc
December 10, 2018 | p | Uitgeverij Waanders & de Kunst |
$34.95
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M.V.M. CAPPELLIN GLASSWORKS AND THE YOUNG CARLO SCARPA: 1925-1931

Written by Scarpa, Carlo
From transparent glass to milky glass, from delicate simple shapes to Phoenician designs, in over 400 pages and 900 images, The M.V.M. Cappellin Glassworks and the Young Carlo Scarpa tells an essential chapter in the history of Murano glassmaking. In 1925, Giacomo Cappellin (1887-1968) broke with V.S.M. Cappellin Venini & Co.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Skira Paris | 562 Pages |
$85.00
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VITTORIO ZECCHIN: TRANSPARENT GLASS FOR CAPPELLIN AND VENINI

Vittorio Zecchin: Transparent Glass for Cappellin and Venini presents, for the first time, the entire glass production of Murano painter and glassmaker Vittorio Zecchin (1878-1947) at the two storied glassworks.
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Skira Editore | 472 Pages |
$85.00
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AMERICAN GLASS: THE COLLECTIONS AT YALE

Written by Gordon, John Stuart
Glass can be decorative or utilitarian, and its forms often reflect technological innovations and social change. Drawing on an insightful selection from the Yale University Art Gallery and other collections at Yale, American Glass illuminates the vital and often intimate roles that glass has played in the nation's art and culture.
October 9, 2018 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$65.00
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ETTORE SOTTSASS: THE GLASS

Written by Sottsass, Ettore
The brilliant architect and designer Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) designed glass wares from 1947 until the end of his career.
February 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Skira Editore | 328 Pages |
$70.00
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GUIDO MOCAFICO: LEOPOLD & RUDOLF BLASCHKA: THE MARINE INVERTEBRATES

It has long been a dream of Guido Mocafico's (born 1962) to photograph the masterpiece glass models of marine invertebrates and plants made by Leopold Blaschka (1822-95) and his son Rudolf (1857-1939). This book fulfills that dream and showcases the Blaschkas' unparalleled dedication to their craft.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Steidl | 320 Pages |
$65.00
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FRATELLI TOSO MURANO: 1902-1980

Written by Toso, Caterina
- 1,500 hitherto unpublished design drawings- A broad selection of pieces in the celebrated millefiori technique- An essential reference work for all connoisseurs of Murano glassA creative exchange with artists such as the painter Guido Cadorin or the ceramicist and sculptor Hans Stoltenberg-Lerche brought the second generation Toso Brothers to the forefront of Murano glass manufactories at the be
October 29, 2018 | Hardcover | Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH |
$170.00
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SYMBOL OF DIVINE LIGHT: THE LAMP IN ISLAMIC CULTURE AND OTHER TRADITIONS

Written by Stone, Nicholas
Symbol of Divine Light surveys the history of the mosque lamp, describing the numerous variants made in different historical periods and containing more than 200 stunning color and b/w illustrations.
January 7, 2018 | Paperback | World Wisdom Books | 192 Pages |
$22.95
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PAOLO VENINI AND HIS FURNACE

Written by Sonego, Carla
In-depth research based mainly on the unpublished materials coming from the Venini Historical Archive. The protagonist of Murano glass in the twentieth-century, Paolo Venini (1895-1959), with his passionate activity spanning almost forty years, made a decisive contribution to the vitality of the art of glass, achieving extraordinary results soon recognized internationally.
September 26, 2017 | Hardcover | Skira Editore | 532 Pages |
$85.00
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LALIQUE: GLORIOUS GLASS, MAGNIFICENT CRYSTAL

Written by Brumm, Veronique
Rene Lalique (1860-1945) began his career as a jeweler, founding his company in France in 1888. Whether creating art nouveau jewelry, stained glass for a chapel, a fountain for the famous 1925 Paris Exposition that launched the art deco style, or tableware for the first-class dining room of the luxury ocean liner Normandie, Lalique was a true innovator with glass and light.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | 5 Continents Editions | 416 Pages |
$125.00

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