Bohemian Glass: The Great Masters

Curated by Caterina Tognon and Sylva Petrová

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Václav Cigler, Spatial Study, 1981. Cut and polished clear optical glass, metalized flat glass, black opaque flat glass. h 19 × 57 × 74 cm. Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Photo Gabriel Urbanek © Vaclav Cigler, by SIAE 2023

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Václav Cigler, Blue Pyramid, 2020. Cut and polished light blue optical glass. h 26.5 × 31 × 29 cm. Collection of the artist. Photo Enrico Fiorese © Vaclav Cigler, by SIAE 2023

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Václav Cigler, Sphere (Rainbow Egg), 2019. Cut and polished clear optical glass, metal powder inclusion. h 30 × 30 × 40 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo Enrico Fiorese © Vaclav Cigler, by SIAE 2023

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Vladimír Kopecký, Desire, 2021. Mixed media. h 150 × 350 × 150 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Vladimír Kopecký, Desire (detail), 2021. Mixed media. h 150 × 350 × 150 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Vladimír Kopecký, Corridor, 1976–2017. Sandblasted flat glass. h 47 × 47 × 6.5 cm. Private collection. Photo Gabriel Urbanek

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Josef Sudek. From the series Glass Labyrinths, 1963–1972. From the exhibition Contemporary Czech Glass, 1970. h 23.5 × 17 cm. Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

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Miluše Roubíčková, Girl with a Flower in her Hair, 1977. Clear hand-blown glass with multicolour spots. h 37.5 x ø 20 cm. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Miluše Roubíčková, Homage to Arcimboldo I (Still life with fruit and roses), 1963-64. Multicolour hand-blown glass. h 50 x 23 cm. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Miluše Roubíčková, Mushrooms, 1982. Multicolour hand-blown glass. Environmental dimensions. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Miluše Roubícková, Blossoms – Yellow and Red, Blue, Amber Bouquet. Multicolour hand-blown glass. Environmental dimensions. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Miluše Roubícková, Banquet, details. Multicolour hand-blown glass. Environmental dimensions. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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René Roubíček, Little Cosmos, 1960s. Multicolour hand-blown glass. h 31 x ø 27 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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René Roubíček. Heads, 1977. Multicolour hand-blown glass. Environmental dimensions. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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René Roubíček. Heads, 1977. Multicolour hand-blown glass. Environmental dimensions. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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René Roubíček. Columns, 1964-1967. Six-elements installation, hot-shaped glass, metal. Environmental dimensions, h max 286 cm. Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Photo Gabriel Urbanek

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Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová. T-Space, 1999-2004. Grey cast glass. Composed of 3 elements. h 230 × 40 × 100 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo Enrico Fiorese

Stanislav Libenský e Jaroslava Brychtová. Lying Angel, 1999-2000. Grey cast glass. h 40 × 130 × 85 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo Enrico Fiorese

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Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Head, 1957-1958. Green cast glass. h 36.5 × 17 × 11 cm. Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Photo Gabriel Urbanek

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Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová. Blue Skies – Guns, 1982, 1987. Blue cast glass. h 77 x 68 x 68 cm. Private collection, Venice

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Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Cube in a Cube, 1970s. Clear cast cut and polished glass. h 40 × 52 × 40 cm. Private collection, Venice. Photo artists’ heirs

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Bohemian Glass: the Great Masters, installation views, ph. Enrico Fiorese, courtesy LE STANZE DEL VETRO

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Miluše Roubícková, Blossoms – Yellow and Red Bouquet. Multicolour hand-blown glass. Environmental dimensions. Collection of the artist’s heirs. Photo: Enrico Fiorese