Art Institute Chicago, April 2018 – Paperweight Galleries
‘More Weight’ quoth Giles Corey in The Crucible. In a happier context, The Varnished Culture says “More Weights.” The paperweight galleries are sublime, offering beautiful function and form by the likes of the New England Glass Company, Gilliland of New York, and Clichy, Saint-Louis and Baccarat from France.
Some favourites below: forest scenes…
and faces and forms.
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