red dot features

Wexler Gallery has had the privilege of placing many exceptional works in prominent personal, corporate and museum collections. We are proud to share a selection of these achievements with you.

vert

David Trubridge

Flax 1500, 2010

Hoop pine plywood

12 X 59 inches

 

 

This remarkable light fixture by David Trubridge will be placed in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Known as one of the country's largest preforming arts centers, The Kimmel Center is home to the Academy of Music, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Philadanco.

divider
vert

Andy Paiko

Optic Twist Screen #2, 2013

Blown glass, steel, walnut

114 X 35 1/2 X 120 inches

 

 

The screen was purchased during SOFA Chicago 2013 by a Midwestern university. This magnificent work is a significant addition to the museum's permanent collection of Applied and Decorative Arts.

divider
vert

Mark Peiser

Passage #3, 2013

Hot cast phase separated glass, granite base

30 13/16 X 8 3/16 X 14 1/16 inches

 

This important work symbolizes the artist's continuous study of depth and color through cast glass. Passage #3 is now part of an important Mid- Atlantic private collection.

divider
vert

William Morris

Warrior II, 2001

Blown glass

25 X 15 X 81 inches

 

William Morris pushes the limit of glass blowing with his mesmerizing sculptures of spirited forms. This important work from the Personal Archive of William Morris is now part of a private collection located in the Midwest.

divider
vert

Vivian Beer

Low Rider, 2013

Steel, patina and ferrocement (concrete)

48 X 42 X 34 inches

 

Low Rider was purchased at Collective 1. Design Fair by a private collector.

 

In 2012, Vivian was included in the 40 Under 40: Craft Futures exhibition at the the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery and is now part of their permanent collection.

divider
vert

Daniel Clayman

Bindan, 2013

Cast glass and copper

7 X 7 X 23 3/4 inches

 

During Daniel Clayman's solo exhibition, Shifting Scale,which ran through June 2013, Bindan was aquired by a Pennsylvania based collector.

 

Clayman's work is included in many public and private collections throughout the United States.

divider
vert

Howard Werner

Mesquite Stool, 1987

Mesquite

51 X 20 X 21 inches

 

Mesquite Stool was purchased by a private collector based in Austin, Texas.

 

The piece was part of an exhibtion of works by Wexler Gallery artists, Howard Werner and Michelle Stuhl at The Hunterdon Art Museum in 2013.

divider
Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova vert

Daniel Clayman

Crimp, 2002
Cast glass and bronze with shelf
8 X 8 X 40 inches

 

Crimp was purchased by a Illinois based collector. Daniel Clayman uses a vocabulary of extremely simple forms which scale ranges from three to nine feet, these objects describe volumes in space. His work is included in many public and private collections throughout the United States.

divider
Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova vert

Vivian Beer

Bridge bench, 2011
Steel, patina and ferrocement (concrete)
72 X 24 X 26 inches

 

Bridge Bench was aquired by collectors based in Missouri. In 2012, Vivian Beer, was recently included in the 40 Under 40: Craft Futures exhibition at the the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery.

 

Vivian has been recently added to the museum's collection. Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery features one of the finest collections of American craft in the United States, highlighting important works in clay, wood, fiber, glass, metal, and more.

divider
Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova vert

Wendell Castle

Jewelry Box, 1974
Stack-laminated walnut
7 1/2 X 9 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches

 

Wendell Castle's, Jewelry Box was recently purchased by a gallery in New York. He is known throughout the world for his innovative designs in wood, plastic and bronze. Mr. Castle work is represented in many major museum and corporate collections throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

 

 

divider
Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova vert

Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova

Spaces II, 2004
Cast glass
13 X 2 X 13 inches

 

Spaces II was recently aquired by collectors based in North Carolina. Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova, a husband-wife team considered to be a transcendent creative force have been groundbreaking in their work in glass. International collectors and public institutions are continually seeking their inspirational works of art.

divider
Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova vert

William Morris

Raven on Disk, 1999
Hand-blown glass with glass powders and metal stand
18 X 7 X 20 inches

 

William Morris’s Raven on Disk, was recently added to private collection based near Philadelphia.  As one of the worlds foremost glass sculptors, Morris’s work can be seen in multiple public and private collections and museums around the world.

divider
Alex Roskin vert

Philipp Aduatz
Melting Chair, 1 of 12 with 3 artist's proofs, 2011
GFRP, Special silver coating and scratch resistant polyurethane lacquer
37 3/8 X 36 5/8 X 30 3/4 inches

 

Philipp Aduatz's Melting Chair was purchased by a Texas based collector.  Based out of Vienna, Austria, Designer Phillip Aduatz has been working since receiving his degree in Industrial Design in 2007 at a point of interface between design and art.  All his objects are editions and are fabricated with innovative materials and fabrication technologies.

divider
Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova vert

Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova

Green Eye of the Pyramid, 1993

Cast glass

5 1/2 X 20 X 18 inches

 

Green Eye of the Pyramid was purchased at SOFA Chicago by a private collector. Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova, a husband-wife team considered to be a transcendent creative force have been groundbreaking in their work in glass.

divider
Mark Peiser vert

Mark Peiser

Passage #1, July Afternoon, 2012
Hot cast phase separated glass and granite base
24 7/8 X 8 5/8 X 23 1/4 inches

 

 

Mark Peiser's Passage #1, July Afternoon, was purchased by collectors based in California.  In 2010, as founder of the Glass Art Society, Peiser was recognized as an Honorary Lifetime Member. His work is included in many public and private collections throughout the world. 

divider
Morris vert

William Morris

Artifact Still Life Series, 2 part piece, 1989

Blown glass

13 x 8 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches

 

William Morris’s Artifact Still Life Series, 2 part piece, was purchased by collectors based in Chicago, Illinois.  As one of the worlds foremost glass sculptors, Morris’s work can be seen in multiple public and private collections and museums around the world.

 

divider
Tom Patti vert

Tom Patti

Compound Multi-Optic, 1984-1989

Stacked, fused, blown, and polished glass

27 3/4 X 1 3/4 X 4 3/4 inches

 

Tom Patti's Compound Multi-Optic, was purchased for a collection in Pennsylvania.  For the past four decades, Patti has been pioneering and exploring industrial glass as an art form. Patti’s work is of a different vein than that of most artists’ during the beginning of the studio glass movement because of his industrial design and architectural background. His dedication led to techniques and outcomes unique to his densely stratified sculptures.  Today, he is considered one of the most highly regarded artists working with glass.

divider
Dan Dailey vert

Dan Dailey

Anteaters, Circus Vase Series, 1997
Two part hand blown glass vase, glass details, fabricated, patinated and gold-plated bronze
17 X 15 X 28 inches

 

Dan Dailey's Anteaters, Circus Vase Series, was acquired by a collector in California.  Dailey is well known for his diverse use of glass as a medium. He is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Glass Art Society, and has received fellowships from both the National endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts.

divider
William Morris vert

William Morris

Burial Raft, 1993
Blown glass
24 X 13 1/2 X 12 inches

 

A collector in Pennsylvania acquired William Morris's Burial Raft. As one of the worlds foremost glass sculptors, Morris’s work can be seen in multiple public and private collections and museums around the world.

divider
Matthias Pliessnig vert

Howard Werner
Eucalyptus Chair, 1997
Eucalyptus
45 X 48 X 46 inches

 

Howard Werner’s Eucalyptus Chair, was acquired by a collector based in Chicago.  Werner has been awarded grants from The National Endowment for the Arts and The New York State Fellowship for the Arts. His work is in numerous collections including The American Craft Museum, The Mint Museum, The Arkansas Arts Center, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rochester Institute of Technology, Arizona State University Museum, Mobile Museum of Art.

 

divider
Joel Philip Myers vert

Joel Philip Myers

Dr. Zharkov's Platinum One, 1973
Blown glass with silver luster
8 X 22 1/2 inches

 

Joel Philip Myers Dr. Zharkov's Platinum One, was sold to a Pennsylvania based collector.  Myers has won numerous awards including the Glass Art Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award and Honorary Lifetime Membership Award and two NEA Craftsman's Fellowships. 

divider
Vivian Beer vert

Vivian Beer
Slither.walk.fly, 2008
Steel and automotive paint
95 X 45 3/4 X 38 inches

 

Vivian Beer’s, Slither.walk.fly was added to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection after being included in the 40 Under 40: Craft Futures exhibition at the Museum’s Renwick Gallery

 

Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery features one of the finest collections of American craft in the United States, highlighting important works in clay, wood, fiber, glass, metal, and more.

divider
William Morris vert

Brian Dettmer
Absolute Authority, 2011
Altered book
9 3/4 X 7 3/4 X 4 inches

 

Oberlin College Library, part of Oberlin College in Ohio, has added Brian Dettmer's Absolute Authority to their permanent collection. Brian Dettmer is known for his detailed and innovative sculptures with books and other forms of antiquated media.  

divider
Dirk Staschke vert

Dirk Staschke
No Strings Attached, 2012
Ceramic and mixed media
12 X 30 X 65 inches

 

Dirk Staschke’s No Strings Attached, was purchased by the Groot Collection.  Staschke was also the 3rd Place recipient of the Virginia A. Groot Foundation Award in 2012. 

 

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Award is a highly competitive and prestigious grant awarded to 3 artists who demonstrate remarkable talent in three dimensional art.  The award was established in 1988 so that artists working in three dimensions could have the opportunity to devote additional time and resources to the development of their work. 

divider
ChuckClose vert

Chuck Close
Lyle, 2003
149 Color silkscreen, Edition of 80
65 1/2 X 53 7/8 inches

 

Chuck Close’s Lyle was added to an important Tennessee based contemporary art collection.

divider
Materialise.MGX vert

Materialise.MGX
Hidden (large), Designed by Dan Yeffet 'Jelly Lab' , 2007
Technique: SLS, Material: Polyamide (nylon)
6 1/2 X 6 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches

 

Materialise.MGX’s Hidden was added to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s permanent collection of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture. 

 

One of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection is comprised of more than 225,000 objects, spanning the creative achievements of the Western world since the first century AD and those of Asia since the third millennium BC.

divider
Tom Patti vert

Tom Patti
Clear Air-Frame with Pinstripes (A266A), 1978
Stacked, fused, blown, and polished glass
4 1/4 X 3 X 3 inches

 

Tom Patti’s historic Clear Air-Frame with Pinstripes was acquired by the Yale University Art Gallery for their permanent American Decorative Arts Collection.

 

Featuring approximately 18,000 objects in media ranging from silver and glass to wood, porcelain, and textile, the Yale Gallery’s American decorative arts collection is among the finest in the United States.

divider
Pablo Picasso vert

Pablo Picasso

Bloch 0002, Tête de Femme: Madeleine, 1905

Etching on Van Gelder Zonen paper with Van Gelder Zonen watermark

20 X 13 inches

 

Pablo Picasso's Tête de Femme: Madeleine was purchased by a Michigan based collector. Picasso’s work in sculpture, painting, and prints is world renowned as he was never content working with just one medium. Considered the most influential artist of the 20th century, his prints are groundbreaking in style and in revolutionary in technique.

divider
Adelaide Paul vert

Adelaide Paul
Rosso Sophia, 2006
Leather, porcelain, modified taxidermist's mannequin
17 X 18 X 11 inches

 

Adelaide Paul’s Rosso Sophia was acquired by the Museum of Art + Design in New York, NY for their permanent collection.

 

 

The Museum of Arts + Design collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design.

divider
Mark Peiser vert

Mark Peiser
Section One, Veils, from the Palomar Series, 2009
Cast glass and aluminum stand
22 1/4 x 11 x 11 inches

 

Mark Peiser's Section One, Veils from the Palomar Series was acquired by The Corning Museum of Glass for their permanent collection.

 

The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY is the world's largest glass museum, featuring 35 centuries of glass work, including the original casting for the Palomar mirror.

divider
vert

David Trubridge

Glide, 2010

Steam bent ash and stainless steel screws

87 X 31 X 28 inches

 

In 2010, David Truebridge's Glide was purchased by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for their permanent collection. 


 

 

divider
WendellCastle vert

Wendell Castle
Rare Pair of Doors, 1976
Walnut, walnut-veneered wood, smoked mirrored glass,
zebrawood-veneered wood, brass
98 3/4 X 29 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches

 

A pair of Rare Doors by American studio furniture maker and designer Wendell Castle sold to a prominent collector during the 2008 Haughton International Art + Design Fair at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC.
divider
vert

Dominick Labino

Untitled, from the Emergence Series, 1975

Hot-worked glass

8 3/4 X 5 3/4 inches

 

Dominick Labino's historic Untitled, from the Emergence Series was acquired by the Yale University Art Gallery for their permanent American Decorative Arts Collection.

 

Featuring approximately 18,000 objects in media ranging from silver and glass to wood, porcelain, and textile, the Yale Gallery’s American decorative arts collection is among the finest in the United States.

 

divider