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NEW YORK — The 1970s were an eclectic time for decor and design. Mirrored disco balls, beaded curtains, plastic furniture and chrome — lots of chrome — were hallmarks of the decade, but it actually boasted a wider range of styles that extended to avocado-colored appliances, coral-colored furniture and shag rugs. Some 1970s styles, such […]
NEW YORK — Italian art glass represents the pinnacle of glass-making, and ranking among the medium’s finest artisans is Dino Martens (1894–1970), renowned for his tireless experimentation and his imaginative designs.
CHICAGO – On May 23, Wright will present one of the most important private collections of postwar Italian glass ever assembled. Built by a Chicago couple, the collection of over 100 works features important pieces by Paolo Venini, Ercole Barovier and Dino Martens and captures the innovation and spirit that define postwar Murano glass. Absentee and […]
NEW YORK – The tradition of glassmaking in Murano, Italy, goes back to the 13th century but a particularly innovative and peak time for art glass there was after World War II into the 1950s-60s as the modernism movement came into vogue.