Head I

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Head I
Accession Number: 
62.3.132
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 35.5 cm, W: 10.7 cm, D: 14.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1957-1958
Web Description: 
This sculpture is an early example of the pioneering work of Libenský and Brychtová in cast glass. The sculpture is inspired by contemporary abstract painting, sculpture, and tribal art rather than the history of decorative figurines in glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Skloexport, Liberec, Source
1962-10-18
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Greenish glass; mold-melted, ground and polished.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-05-16 through 2002-10-21
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 2003-02-28 through 2003-09-28
Corning Incorporated Gallery
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
 
Mid-Century Modern (2012) illustrated, p. 133;
Eclats! Le musee se met au verre ... contemporain (2011) illustrated, p. 23, illustration 13;
Professor Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova: Pioneers of Contemporary Glass Art (2009-06) illustrated, p. 11;
Transparent Destiny (2008-09) illustrated, p. 63;
Casting Poetic Sentiment: Glass Art Creation Methodology (2008) illustrated, p. 77, fig. 94; BIB# 107146
Seminar focuses on Czech glass (2005-09-03) illustrated, pp. 1c, 3c, esp. p. 1c;
Tip for the Top (2005-01) illustrated, cover;
Design in An Age of Adversity: Postwar Glass in Czechoslovakia (2005) illustrated, p. 90;
Stanislav Libensky Jaroslava Brychtova (2002) illustrated, p. 35; pp. 40-41; BIB# 73574
Stanislav Libensky Jaroslava Brychtova (2002) illustrated, p. 35; pp. 40-41; BIB# 73574
Fifty Years of Paint and Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 15;
Stanislav Libensky, Jaroslava Brychtova: A 40-Year Collaboration in Glass (Antique Review) (1994-09) p. 25, ill.;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 125, #125; BIB# 35679
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 142, #242; BIB# 58995
New Glass Review, 6 (1985) illustrated, p. 32, #103;
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 62, pl. 28; BIB# 27614