Contemporary Directions: Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection

Book cover reading Contemporary Directions: Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection.

Toledo-based art collectors Maxine and William Block acquired their first glass objects in 1988, and their collection grew to include more than 180 pieces by more than 110 artists. This book showcases the diverse range of their collection, which features important works by Dale Chihuly, Dan Dailey, Richard Jolley, Dante Marioni, Ginny Ruffner, and Laura de Santillana. An essay by co-curators Sarah Nichols and Davira Taragin explores the scope and importance of the collection.

Accompanied exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art, April 6 to July 7, 2002; and the Toledo Museum of Art, November 21, 2003 to February 15, 2004.

Softcover; 96 pages; 63 color illustrations; ISBN 0-88039-043-5