Glass + Glamour: Steuben's Modern Moment, 1930-1960
This is a catalogue published to accompany an exhibition exploring a remarkable chapter in the history of both America's premier glass-making company ... Show synopsis This is a catalogue published to accompany an exhibition exploring a remarkable chapter in the history of both America's premier glass-making company and the Modern movement itself. Marking the centenary of Steuben and featuring 80-100 glass masterpieces from important American and European museums and private collections, the exhibition focuses in particular upon the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. York City life by bringing together vintage photographs and ephemera of the age such as books, invitations, press clippings, ad campaigns and other printed matter, all from Steuben's own extensive archive. The glass artefacts featured range from limited edition to one-of-a-kind master works, to decorative objects to tableware and such items as cigarette urns and ashtrays, decanters and candlestick holders. which featured work from such renowned artists as Henri Matisse, Isamu Noguchi, Georgia O'Keeffe, Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau, Thomas Hart Benton, Giorgio de Chirico and Raoul Dufy are also included.