Noteworthy exhibitions and events on the subject of contemporary glass are currently on view in and around Munich.
The exhibition entitled Murano. Milano. Venezia. Glass (1 July – 20 November 2016) at Die Neue Sammlung of the Pinakothek der Moderne is dedicated to Murano glass. It shows 200 objects and the corresponding drawings from the Holz Collection in Berlin.
The Galerie Handwerk of the Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern is showing new works by mostly young artists working with vessels, objects, and installations in the exhibition Glass Now! (12 October – 19 November 2016). Two of the exhibits are on loan from the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung.
Bild-Werk Frauenau e.V. in the Bavarian Forest is organizing In-Between Hot Glass. Perspectives of Graal Glass: Symposium and Master Classes at Bild-Werk Frauenau (30 October – 5 November 2016). In this exchange of glassmakers, students, experts, and the interested public from the areas of art, design, and crafts, the cultural heritage of glasshouses encounters the innovative power of the international studio-glass movement. The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung is financially supporting the symposium.
The nonprofit association Kunstkreis Gräfelfing e.V. is exhibiting works by nine contemporary international artists under the title Glas! Klar! (10 – 27 November 2016) at Altes Rathaus Gräfelfing. The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung is financially backing this exhibition as well.
Musée du verre de Sars-Poteries (Musverre) in France generates important impulses for contemporary glass. In October 2016 it officially opened its new building, which has been optimized for Musverre’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. The museum owns the largest public collection of international artworks made of the material glass in France.
Kristiina Uslar, Pair, 2011
Photo © Kristiina Uslar
Exhibited in Glass Now! in the Galerie Handwerk