Art Glass: A World of Color and Creativity
From the Antiquity to contemporary glass sculptures, art glass has captivated audiences for centuries. With its unique combination of color, form, and light, art glass offers a visual feast for the eyes, inspiring creativity and beauty wherever it is found.
For those who are passionate about this fascinating medium, there are numerous books and publications dedicated to exploring the world of art glass. Whether you're a seasoned collector, an artist, or simply someone who appreciates this vibrant art form, you'll find plenty of resources to expand your knowledge and deepen your appreciation.
One of the most comprehensive sources of information on art glass is "The Complete Guide to Art Glass." This comprehensive volume covers everything from the history of art glass to the various techniques used to create it, and features detailed profiles of some of the world's most renowned artists and glass studios.
For those who are interested in the historical aspects of art glass, "Stained Glass: A History" is an excellent resource. This book provides a rich overview of the art form, from its earliest beginnings to its contemporary revival, and explores the role of stained glass in religious, secular, and cultural contexts.
For artists and art enthusiasts who are interested in the technical aspects of art glass, "The Art of Glass" provides an in-depth look at the materials, tools, and techniques used in creating this vibrant medium. From the basics of glassblowing to advanced techniques like fusing and slumping, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to start creating your own art glass masterpieces.
For collectors, the "Glass Art Society Journal" is a must-read publication. This quarterly magazine features articles and images of the latest trends and developments in the world of art glass, as well as profiles of artists and collectors, and reviews of galleries and exhibitions.
Whether you're a seasoned art glass aficionado or just starting to explore this fascinating medium, there are plenty of books and publications to help you deepen your knowledge and appreciation. From comprehensive reference volumes to specialized artist profiles and technical guides, there is something for everyone in the world of art glass
Art Glass in the world
Il vetro di Murano
Avem: Arte Vetreria Muranese. Artistic Production 1932-1972
Dictionary of Glass: Materials and Techniques
Fulvio Bianconi at Venini
Thomas Stearns at Venini: 1960–1962
Paolo Venini and His Furnace