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Libenský, Stanislav, 1921-2002



  • Existence: 1921 (date of birth) - 2002 (date of death) - 2002


Stanislav Libenský was born in Czechoslovakia in 1922. Along with his wife and artistic partner, Jaroslava Brychtová, he influenced generations of glass makers in Europe and abroad. He had trained as a painter and brought a classical artisitc sense to his glass work. Libenský was widely recoginzed for his teaching at vocational school in the glass-making center Novy Bor. While he travelled widely throughout the world, Libenský and Brychtová lived in Czechoslovakia (eventually the Czech Republic) their entire lives.

Libenský and Brychtová have work in several major art museums, including the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG).

Libenský died of lung cancer in 2002.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Terry Moyemont _The Glass Dimension_ Footage and Production Files

Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an accumulation of materials about the lives and work of Czech glass artists Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová created to produce the documentary film _The Glass Dimension_. It includes film footage; correspondence, essays, translations, and project details; and interviews. The collection focuses on Libenský and Brychtová, but also includes documents related to Dale Chihuly's Prague Show (1991-1992).Series 1: Video Recordings on DVD (Access...
Dates: 1990-1995