Zoomorphic Stone

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Zoomorphic Stone
Accession Number: 
94.3.100
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 60.4 cm, W: 55 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1957-1958
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artists
Web Description: 
The Zoomorphic Stones were designed for Expo '58, the Brussels world's fair. Inspired by the recently-discovered cave paintings in Lascaux, France, the artists were awarded a grand prize for their design.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Libensky, Stanislav ((Czech, 1921-2002)), Source
1994
Brychtova, Jaroslava ((Czech, b. 1924)), Source
1994
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Zoomorphic Stone". Transparent, opaque, deep olive glass; cast, polished.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-06-15 through 2005-11-27
Changing Exhibition Gallery
Professor Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova: Pioneers of Contemporary Glass Art (2009-06) illustrated, cover;
Mid 20th Century Glass in Czechoslovakia: Design in an Age of Adversity (2005) illustrated, p. 75;