Pioneers in Glass Toots Zynzky’s Filet-de-Verre Vessels A Transition of Music into Color

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by Shawn Waggoner

Toots Zynsky’s heat formed filet-de-verre vessels, acclaimed for their remarkable exploration of color and form, interweave the traditions of painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts. By co-inventing a thread-pulling machine that uses electronic software to create glass thread, she has made possible her rhythmic, gracefully spiraling shapes that defy their own fragility.

This article was originally published on page 12 of the July/August 2018 issue of Glass Art.

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