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The Art of Glass: Art Nouveau to Art Deco Today, having spent nearly forty years researching and investigating the movement, Victor Arwas is recognised as its leading authority Corinne Julius, Evening StandardThis introduction to the most innovative period of glassmaking in the twentieth century was published to coincide with The Art of Glass Art Nouveau to Art Deco exhibition at the Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery, the centre of Britain s glass making The fascinating history of art glass in this period begins in the s with the precursors of Art Nouveau, follows the creations of Gall e Daum and Muller Fr res, and looks at the iridescent glass of Tiffany and Loetz and p te de verre creations from Henri Cros to Argy Rousseau It continues with the development of opalescent, frosted, and clear moulded glass, especially Lalique, Art Deco glass, functionalism, modernism in Sweden Orrefors , and English and Scottish glass The historical background of each designer and firm, descriptions of their styles and techniques, and evaluations of their achievements make this an invaluable reference guide The accompanying contemporary photographs of glass artists and glassworks, examples of signatures, glossary, and biographical list of artists all help put the story in historical perspective But it is above all the glass itself, beautifully reproduced in full colour, that brings to life one of the most exciting and creative periods in the history of glass art

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