Masterworks: A Celebration of Historic Studio Glass
July 5, 2013 through September 28, 2013
PHILADELPHIA- In the main space, Wexler Gallery is honored to present Masterworks, a historic exhibition of museum quality pieces by important glass artists from around the globe. Featured artists will include Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova, Mark Peiser, Marvin Lipofsky, František Vízner, William Morris, Richard Marquis, Tom Patti, Joel Philip Myers, Dan Dailey and more. The show will run from July 5th through September 28th. *A Closing Reception will take place on First Friday, September 6th, from 5 – 8pm.
Wexler Gallery has earned an international reputation as specialists in secondary market glass, serving a wide client base including established collectors seeking specific pieces to enhance their collections, as well as those individuals just beginning to acquire contemporary glass. Along side historic pieces by pioneers of the contemporary glass movement, Wexler Gallery also features dynamic glass works by new talent. With a focus on both emerging and mid-career artists, the gallery’s program aims to encourage our viewers to explore the possibilities of the medium and its applications.Fascinated by the notion of challenging the traditional labels that categorize art, Wexler Gallery exhibits work that can coexist in the worlds of design, fine art, decorative art and craft. By questioning and challenging the boundaries of these fields, we aim to present functional and non-functional work that consistently celebrates innovation. Unified by a commitment to excellent craftsmanship and true dedication to their art, we are proud to showcase some of the world’s most esteemed artists working in their areas of pursuit.