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Pioneers of Contemporary Glass

Highlights from the Barbara and Dennis Dubois Collection
by Cindi Strauss
Museum of Fine Arts Houston

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Pub Date: 2009
Format: Paperback with ccolor illus.
Pages: 96 pp.
Size: 8.50 x 10.75 inches

ISBN: 9780300146950
TB Code: 2004502
Availability: 6 in stock

From small objects to large-scale sculptures, glass is an art form of captivating beauty, fragility, and diversity. This book features outstanding contemporary works in glass from the Barbara and Dennis DuBois Collection in Dallas, Texas.

The catalogue examines the pioneering contributions of such international master artists as Dale Chihuly, Dan Dailey, Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova, Harvey Littleton, William Morris, Tom Patti, Marc Peiser, Lino Tagliapietra, Oiva Toikka, Frantisek Vizner, and Toots Zynsky. In addition to color reproductions of their works, the book includes an introductory essay by Cindi Strauss and individual entries by Strauss, Rebecca Elliot, and Susie Silbert that place the highlighted 25 works in context, explaining the importance of each artist’s contribution to the field as well as the object’s aesthetic and technical innovations. The book also includes an interview between Strauss and the collectors Barbara and Dennis DuBois.