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  • 1. TheBeautyof GlassBy Thuy Bui
  • 2. The History of American ArtGlass During the 1950s, studio ceramics and the craft media in the US started to be importance, and American artists who interested in glass began to do art with glass. The American Studio Movement was a new phenomenon in the early 1960s, that used glass as an artistic medium. In 1962, Harvey Littleton who was a professor of art at the University of Wisconsin and Dominick Labino were recognized as the “fathers” of the American Studio Glass Movement since they presented a glass workshop.
  • 3. Harvey Littleton
  • 4. DALE CHIHULY Started his career in 1969. He was the first student of Harvey Littleton. “Dale Chihuly occupies a unique position in the history of contemporary art. His work is immensely popular with the general public, which usually disdains the avant-garde. At the same time, some of the most important art critics, art Amber and Gold Fiori historians, and museum Dale Chihuly curators have acclaimed it brilliance, quality and inventiveness.” (Barbara Rose)
  • 5. 2012 White Pearl Seaform PairDale Chihuly
  • 6. 2012 Violet Persian PairDale Chihuly
  • 7. KIT KARBLER Started his career and opened the Blake Street Glass studio with his friends in 1979. The works are distinguished by thin, concentric lines of colored glass, immobilized in clear crystal. Bottles were their first vessels which are as their trademark objects.
  • 8. Cherry Chalice1994Kit Karbler and Michael DavidDenver, CO
  • 9. Penta-Green Paperweight2001Kit Karbler and Michael David
  • 10. Rock Bowl1994Kit Karbler and Michael David
  • 11. KIMIAKE and SHIN-ICHI HIGUCHI Started their career in 1987. About love of nature. “In our civilization, human ego is destroying so much of nature. Some of the most victimized are the smallest creatures. My pieces convey a warning about the insects and also my feelings about their loss.” (The Higuchis)Encore Glass and Fine Art Raspberry Vase Cabbage LeavesKimiake Higuchi Kimiake Higuchi Kimiake Higuchi
  • 12. Susan Gott Started her career in 1991. Susan has combined all her philosophical musing with the abstract, symbolic human form to create vessels which serve as a connection to Spirit. “My work embodies my interest in mythological imagery, symbolism and philosophies from historic and ancient cultures as I investigate these ideas using glass as a sculptural medium.” (Susan Gott)
  • 13. Buddha DiscSusan Gott Oval Buddha Disc Green Susan Gott Golden Buddha Disc
  • 14. Work source: Foothills Art Center in Golden, Colorado.