Richard Marquis: The Best of the Two Worlds // Venice and American Studio Glass

Sep 05 2020 - Jan 10 2021
Gallery Space, Venezia
A cura di
Caterina Tognon and Gabriele Pimpini

until January 10, 2021

We are waiting for all museums to reopen, in particular to be able to visit Venice and American Studio Glass exhibition curated by Tina Oldknow and William Warmus, organized by Fondazione Pentagram with Fondazione Cini at Le Stanze del Vetro, San Giorgio Maggiore Island, Venice

"Richard (Dick) Marquis, a towering figure in the American Studio Glass movement, has been invigorating the art world for fifty years with artpiece embodying a rare combination of finesse, intellect, and whimsy. The sacred side of his work is expressed through his obsessive technique, and deep respect for history. The profane side is expressed through his irreverent use of his skills and visual iconoclasm (cheap knickknacks combined with highly crafted objects)”