23-201 “Carlo Scarpa—Glass of an Architect”


“Carlo Scarpa—Glass of an Architect”. This out-of-print, quite rare volume was published by Skira in 1999. 303 pages. Hardcover. The first catalogue raisonné and the entire index of the over four hundred artistic glass pieces executed by the great architect between 1927 and 1947 for the Murano glassmaking firms of Giacomo Cappellin and Paolo Venini. Edited by Barovier Marino. Carlo Scarpa was an Italian architect, influenced by the materials, landscape and the history of Venetian culture, and by Japan. Scarpa translated his interests in history, regionalism, invention, and the techniques of the artist and craftsman into ingenious glass and furniture design. (Wikipedia)

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