Notable Acquisitions 2010 presents the most remarkable additions to the glass and library collections of The Corning Museum of Glass in 2010. This edition contains 50 items acquired by the Museum, and it acknowledges the many donors who enriched the collections for present and future generations. The book is beautifully illustrated, and important details about each piece are included.
This is the second in the Museum’s series of annual publications intended to highlight recent additions to the glass collection and the Rakow Research Library. In the body of the book, the objects are presented in chronological order. The Museum’s 2010 acquisitions span more than 2,000 years and range in %%size%% from small to monumental.
Collection acquisition highlights in 2010 include ancient beads, outstanding examples of European vessels, American glass objects, and extraordinary, large-%%scale%% contemporary works by artists such as Katherine Gray, as well as glass-related designs and works on paper, acquired by the Rakow Library.