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Laura de Santillana
[Glass ]
H11 1/4 W9 2/4 D1 3/4 in
H28 W24 D5 cm
Item Number:C13085
Year: 2014

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Laura de Santillana
1955 Born in Venice
1975-77 She studies at School of Visual Arts, New York and works with Massimo Vignelli.
1975 She designs lamps and objects for the Venini Enterprises.
1979 First big travelling show at New Glass show in USA.
1989 First visit to India, which will become an annual pilgrimage.
1995 Starts collaboration with Simone Cenedese, which continues to this day.
1997 1998 Commissioned by firm of Japanese tea specialists to design a kaiseki cuisine range in glass, lacquered wood and silver. Extended sojourns in Kyoto. Works with Japanese lacquer master Suzuki Mutsumi designing tea ceremony ware.
1998 Begins to work with Barry Friedman in New York.
1999 Paris exhibition at Galerie L'Arc en Seine, where for the first time she exhibits what will become her signature flat forms.
2001-2002 Begins working in bronze and in wax at the Fonderia Brustolin, Verona
2009 First residency at Museum of Glass ( MoG), Tacoma, producing large - scale works exhibited at 53rd Venice Biennale.
2011 Exhibition at Musse des Arts Decoratifs, Paris
2013-2014 Begins new project in Czech Republic with Charlie Parriott, experimenting with new fusing techniques.

Public Colletions:
Museo Vetrario di Murano, Venice, Italy
The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA
Saint Louis Museum of Fine Arts, St Louis, MO, USA
Cooper-Hewitt national design Museum, NY, USA
Seattle Art Museum, Washington, USA
Denver Art Museum, Colorado, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, CA, USA
Musse de Design et d' Arts Appliques Contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA, USA
Kunstmuseum im Ehrenhof, Dusseldorf, Germany
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany
Ernsting Stiftung, Alter Hof Herding Museum, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany
Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany
IMA, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
Smithsonian Institute, Renwick gallery, Washington, USA