Contemporary Glass (501)

Red Pyramid by Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová
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A major development of the Studio Glass movement has been the use of glass for large-scale sculpture and installations. Since 1980, there has also been a dramatic increase in the size of objects and vessels made of glass.

The Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family Gallery of Contemporary Glass demonstrates the different ways in which glass is used as a medium for contemporary art. The display focuses on unique objects rather than limited-edition or mass-produced works. It is an international grouping, and most of the art works were made during the last two decades.