Museum of Glass: Alfredo Barbini, the initial display (art exhibition)

Aug 31, 2023 343

The Museum of Glass MOG) in Tacoma, Washington had a special exhibition Maestro Alfredo Barbini: Nature, Myth, and Magic, featuring works from the David Huchthausen Collection. MOG describes Italian glass artist Alfredo Barbini (1912-2007) this way.

“He was imaginative and elegant with a humorous aesthetic while showcasing a mid-century modern minimalism. Barbini’s work is informed by his love of nature, especially aquatic creatures, birds, and animals. He revels in their charm, beauty, and incomparable design. His observations of the human form, classical literature and its examination of our foibles and tragedies are a source of inspiration.”

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