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Paolo Venini and his furnace

Marino Barovier and Carla Sonego, editors

Publication: September 2017
532 pages, 1722 color illustrations
Retail price: $85 / £ 65 / 75 €

With a passionate and productive career spanning almost four decades, Paolo Venini was one of the greatest protagonists of 20th century glass art. His works drew inspiration from traditional Murano techniques while also breathing new life into the art of glass through refined and innovative interpretations.

Paolo Venini and His Furnace showcases two hundred and fifty glass pieces which tell the story of Venini’s international success and collaborations with Tyra Lundgren, Gio Ponti, Piero Fornasetti, Eugène Berman and Riccardo Licata as well as Americans Ken Scott and Charles Lin Tissot, Norwegian designer Grete Korsmo, and the architects Massimo Vignelli and Tobia Scarpa.

The volume is the fruit of in-depth research based largely on unpublished material made available through the Venini Historical Archive - a must-have item for collectors, scholars, and dealers of art.

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