Turquoise Glass Bowl

Glen Lukens, Turquoise Glass Bowl, ca. 1945, glass

One of a series of bowls Lukens made using materials collected in the Mojave Desert.

Gift of Tom Hardy.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Bowl
Medium glass
Dimensions 3.5" x 14.35"diameter

Artist Info

Name Glen Lukens
Born January 1, 1887
Role ceramicist, artist, educator, metalworker, jewelry designer.
Culture American
Notes or Bio

At the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in the 1930s, he was a teacher of ceramics, metalwork and jewelry making, and his course “Jewelry Design and Making” had a lasting impact on the modernist jewelry first produced in Los Angeles and then elsewhere including through Sam Kramer, who became a famous innovative New York jeweler.

Credits: Photo by Hannah Finegold

Rights: All Rights Reserved

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