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Masterpieces of Twentieth-Century Glass

March 6–August 31, 1996

Twentieth Century Glass is an installation of approximately 13 pieces of glass drawn from the Museum's extensive collection of twentieth-century design objects. Ranging in date from the 1920s to the present, the pieces illustrate various stylistic movements of the twentieth century, from the sculptural approach to the medium by glass artists such as Maurice Mariot, to the revival of engraved decoration most notably by the Swedish firm of Orrefors, to the playfulness of the glass of the 1980s produced for the Italian firm of Memphis. The installation also includes the work of a number of the twentieth-century's greatest glass artists including René Lalique and Paolo Venini.

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Donna Corbin

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