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Glass paperweights in the Art Institute of Chicago

Geraldine J. Casper

Glass paperweights in the Art Institute of Chicago

by Geraldine J. Casper

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Published by Art Institute of Chicago, Distributed by Harry N. Abrams in Chicago, Ill, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Art Institute of Chicago.,
    • Paperweights -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGlass paperweights.
      StatementGeraldine J. Casper.
      ContributionsArt Institute of Chicago.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK5440.P3 C38 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination119 p. :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1899203M
      ISBN 100810933632, 0865590915
      LC Control Number90086374

      Paperweights' tiny worlds in glass capture a Beaverton woman's heart and home on permanent exhibit at The Art Institute of Chicago. She has a book about the collection, "Glass Paperweights in. Art Glass by Artist-Engineers • n & Joy Alyssa Day • Made on San Juan Island • Handcrafted in our island Hot Glass Studio off the coast of Washington State, our paperweights .

      View examples of antique paperweights in person, if possible. Some antique shows may include dealers who can discuss paperweights, even letting you hold and examine them. Some art museums, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, have paperweight exhibits, as do specialty museums such as the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.   The Art Institute of Chicago had a collection of antique paperweights from as far back as the s. Then Rubloff began donating some of his pieces, and by . The Glass Paperweight Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization. Founded as the International Paperweight Society Foundation, the Glass Paperweight Foundation has been active since in helping create awareness of glass paperweights as an art form with artists, collectors, and the general public.

      This book documents the best of the Rubloff Collection in the Art Institute of Chicago. The emphasis is on French antiques although there are some English, American, and also contemporary paperweights included. A beautiful book with great pictures and ample text describing each weight. A magnifying glass is often used to enhance appreciation of the fine detail of the work within. Inevitably, paperweights became popular objects for collectors. Among the finest collections in the world is that assembled by Arthur Rubloff (–) and housed in the Art Institute of Chicago. Art frozen in glass: Exquisite paperweights. chief curator for European decorative arts at the Art Institute of Chicago - home to one of the world's great collections of paperweights - says.


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