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Carlo Scarpa – The Art of Venetian Glass at The Met New York

Carlo Scarpa – The Art of Venetian Glass at The Met New York

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Venetian glass design was revolutionized in the 20th century under the vision of architect Carlo Scarpa who expanded their traditions beyond previous boundaries

Venetian Glass

Venetian Glass

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The art of glass making was practiced on the island of Murano nearby to Venice from 982, when the first document in which a dominicus fiolarius, or glassmaker appears. By 1224 a flourishing industry existed for it is in that year the first Venetian Glassblowers formed a guild. For centuries…