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Beauty Beyond Nature

The Glass Art of Paul Stankard

Beauty Beyond Nature( )
Created by: The Robert M. Minkoff Foundation,
Editor: Page, Andrew
Contribution by: Warmus, William
Foreword by: Close, Timothy
Designed by: Stislow Design + Illustration,
Photographer: Farina, Ron
Artist: Stankard, Paul
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, Ltd., The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

It wasn't until the 1960s, when Paul Stankard, a highly skilled American scientific glassblower, began to investigate the local flora of the Northeastern United States and encase his lovingly rendered studies in glass, that the paperweight moved from decorative art object to one-of-a-kind expressive statement. Unlike the colorful millefiori (thousand flowers) patterns typical of 19th-century French production paperweights by Baccarat or Clichy, Stankard's artwork is the product of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11.125 x 11.125 x 0.813 Inches
Book Weight:3.5 Pounds

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