Venice and American Studio Glass

Richard Marquis, Silhouettes and Stripes Marquiscarpa, 1999

Featuring 155 exceptional pieces including vases, sculptures and glass installations created by 60 artists, Americans and Venetians - including Dale Chihuly, Benjamin Moore, Richard Marquis, Dante Marioni, Nancy Callan, James Mongrain, William Morris, Martin Blank, Flora Mace, Joey Kirkpatrick, Josiah McElheny, Katherine Gray, Norwood Viviano, Lino Tagliapietra and Pino Signoretto - this exhibition is the first to carefully examine the influence that aesthetics and traditional Venetian glassmaking techniques have had on American Studio Glass from the sixties to today. The fulcrum of the exhibition is the monumental installation by Dale Chihuly, Laguna Murano Chandelier, created in Murano with the great Venetian Masters Lino Tagliapietra and Pino Signoretto.

  1. Keywords: murano, glass, art,, lino tagliapietra, le stanze del vetro - fondazione giorgio cini, dale chihuly, pino signoretto, studio glass