Established in 1836 in the hills of Bavaria, Theresienthal’s crystal ware—which is made entirely by hand from the shaping to the engraving phases—has been sought out by royals and contemporary design-conscious clients alike. Every step involved in the crafting of these pieces is carried out by artisans at Theresienthal’s Bavaria site; some of the wood-turners, glass-blowers, engravers, and painters are fourth and fifth generation Theresienthal artisans. Pictured here is Theresienthal’s ’Planet Earth’ collection, designed by Christian Haas.
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The New York Times: Studio Museum’s Art Prize Awarded to Jennie C. Jones
"The Studio Museum in Harlem is awarding its Wein Prize, one of the most lucrative in contemporary art, to Jennie C. Jones, a 44-year-old Brooklyn-based painter and sculptor whose work – which she describes as ‘listening as a conceptual practice’ – centers on music.
"The prize, with a $50,000 award, has been given every year since 2006 to established or emerging African-American artists. It was started by George Wein, a founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, in honor of his wife, Joyce Alexander Wein, a longtime trustee of the museum who died in 2005 …"
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