Knupp Gallery LA presents “Bohemian Glass Show.” The exhibit will run from January 7th through February 28th, 2017. An opening reception will be held on January 7th from 6-9pm.
The exhibit is a tribute to precise craftsmanship, contemporary and inspired by the past masters and their bohemian approach. “Bohemian” refers both to the region and it’s proverbial creative and free-spirited approach. The show features a wide range of studio glass sculpture by an impressive selection of world leading glass designers and artists.
BOHUMIL ELIAS Jr. & Sr. Their contemporary designs showcase a complex body of work featuring geometrical and systematic works of layered, glued and painted glass.
JIRI SUHAJEK studied in the UK during the communist era, he is a traditional glass designer who has been working with the Moser Company for decades. His substantial body of work ranges from acrylic paintings to his figurative blown glass sculptures called “Thalia” and “Birds” which will be on display.
BLANKA ADENSAM creates her sculptures of melted glass compositions that reflect a dreamy effect. She masters the use of “uranium glass”, (typically green glass) and in each piece she brings forth a unique expression of the women’s soul.
FILIP NÍZKÝ is a middle generation glass designer, he works with melted glass. The simplicity of his sculptures is of subtle yet impressive minimal contemporary expression, the use of aquamarine blue or red colors invites a powerful dialog with the light that is uniquely captured by each piece.
IVAN KOLMAN creates “glass paintings” through a very rare technique, he cuts glass plates into various types of glass reliefs, thereby creating beautiful pictures of animals, structures or people.
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