Posting Number 3254 Date: 08/20/19 Return to Posting List
Translucent Pink Aurene glass; blown, ground, polished. Vase has small foot, and opens to wide rim. Decorated with irregular gold line patterns.
Gift to CMoG from Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen--not on display
PLEASE DONATE TO OUR RAFFLE!
Donated items are needed for a fundraising raffle to be held during the Club's banquet on Saturday evening, September 21 - Symposium Weekend.
The raffle is in lieu of the usual auction, which has been moved to Friday evening.
Donated items can be ANYTHING of value.
As a reminder, the Club is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.
Please contact Bill Mehlenbacher at firstname.lastname@example.org or John Stranges at email@example.com to donate.
Mastering Modernity: The Interwoven Legacies of Walter Dorwin Teague and Sidney Waugh at Steuben Glass Symposium attendees have asked for a program on Waugh and Teague for years, but we had some difficulty finding the right person to speak. We finally found Cynthia Williams, who has been active in the field of the history of decorative arts for over two decades. Perfect. We signed her up!
Cindy will present on industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague and fine arts sculptor Sidney Waugh and the pivotal roles they each played in Steuben Glasss dramatic transition to a modern design ethos in the 1930s.
Waughs 30 years of brilliant design initiatives for Steuben have earned him enduring acclaim, and today his artistic legacy continues to benefit from further analysis. On the other hand, Teagues true influence at Steuben has been obscured. Despite being acknowledged today as one of Americas founders of the industrial design profession, categorical judgments about his glass designs and a general confusion about the length and nature of his relationship with the company have clouded the overall significance of Teagues involvement in the ascendancy of the modern style at Steuben.
Juxtaposing the individual contributions Teague and Waugh made to the early modern era at the company opens new pathways for understanding how Steuben Glass navigated the business and artistic complexities it faced during the 1930s.
Symposium Program and Registration
The Carder Steuben Symposium program and registration materials are now also on the Club's website.
Symposium Auction Pictures
Over 100 pictures on Auction Zip of some of the glass to be auctioned off September 20 in conjunction with the Symposium at CMoG auditorium. Use this link to see the auction pictures
Click to view image one: Pink Aurene.jpeg
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