Frantisek Vizner’s, “Czech Glass Modernism”

Event Details

Frantisek Vizner’s, “Czech Glass Modernism”

Time: February 7, 2014 at 5pm to March 6, 2014 at 7pm
Location: Palette Contemporary Art and Craft
Event Type: art, exhibition
Organized By: Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Palette Contemporary Art and Craft presents internationally-renowned glass artist, Frantisek Vizner’s, “Czech Glass Modernism” opening Friday, February 7, 2014 from 5-8 PM. Our show features early career stage of Vizner's functional glass vessels whose timeless design was rooted in the avant-garde design of the 1930s. This exhibit will run thru 3-6-14.

 

Frantisek Vizner's (1936-2011) minimalist glass creations can be found in  museums, and public and private collections across the world. After mastering basic skills at the Specialized School of Novy Bor, he studied at the Prague Academy of Applied Arts under the legendary Professor Karel Stipl from 1956-62. He then moved into the government-organized Czech glass industry, as a designer of pressed glass sculpture. He produced over 20 designs thru 1967 when he moved to the noted Skrdlovice glassworks to produce limited run hot-worked designs.

 

In 1977, he left Skrdlovice to set up his own studio and focus on the unique studio works for which he is best known. His first exhibition abroad was held in Paris followed by multiple galleries shows in Zurich, Vienna and New York. Perhaps one of his most famous works is a large scale installation in Karlovo Námêsti underground station in Prague which was completed in 1981.

 

Our show "Czech Glass Modernism" will primarily feature Vizner works leading up-to and during his time with Skrdlovice glass. Two other period Czech glass sculptures will also be show.

As a reminder, Palette Contemporary Art and Craft is located in Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights in the Mossman Shopping Center at 7400 Montgomery Blvd. NE in-between Louisiana and Pennsylvania Blvds. Gallery hours are Monday thru Saturday: 10AM - 6PM. For more information, please contact us by phone at 505-855-7777 or via our new e-mail addresses: art@palette.comcastbiz.net and art2@palette.comcastbiz.net. Also, our artwork can be viewed at www.palettecontemporary.com.


Happy New Year!

 

Angie Poynter and Kurt Nelson

Comment Wall

Comment by Palette Contemporary Art & Craft on December 17, 2013 at 11:17am

Comment

RSVP for Frantisek Vizner’s, “Czech Glass Modernism” to add comments!

Join Duke City Fix

Attending (1)

Connect with Us!

Members

Regular Features

"Morning Fix" with Phil_0Sophieonce banned twice shy

ABQ Pics with Dee

Sunday - "Sunday Poetry" with The Ditch Rider Johnny_Mango
Monday - Barelas Babe
Tuesday - Johnny Mango;  "The Dinner Bell" with Butterball
Wednesday - "Builders and Makers" with Shelle VanEtten de SanchezDougR
Thursday - "At The Urban Homestead" with "Robin Day"; "ABQ Archived Photos" with SophieBrian Fejer
Friday - "What To Do in ABQ" with Adelita
Saturday - "Burque Music Scene" with Adelita

ABQ Blogs

© 2015   Created by Duke City Fix.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service