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American Studio Glass, 1960-1990

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ISBN-10: 1555952399

ISBN-13: 9781555952396

Edition: 2004

Authors: Martha Drexler Lynn

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This illustrated volume explores the dilemma facing studio glass after World War II. Can art be fashioned out of glass, or do the utilitarian associations embedded within the medium preclude it from being considered as an acceptable art medium? This book reveals the early history of the movement.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Hudson Hills Press LLC
Publication date: 8/12/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Introduction : common or exalted?
From art glass to the studio movement - shifting terminology
From factory glass to craft glass - shaping a movement
Proto-studio glass pioneers - leading the way
Critical mass - aspiring to high art
Marketing, exhibitions, and collecting - spreading the word
Dealers, galleries, and auctions - creating the market
A measure of success - escalating prices
Private and public patronage - displaying a passion for glass
Studio glass in the museums - validating the collections
Epilogue : glass becomes art