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Murano Glass: Olnick Spanu Collection
May 21, 2020
Presentation of Murano Glass: Olnick Spanu Collection, a film by Anton Giulio and Siretta Onofri. The film overviews the Murano glass tradition with footage of glass production in the storied factories of Venice and interviews with Nancy Olnick, Giorgio Spanu, and Ferruccio Franzoia, who collaborated with Carlo Scarpa. This screening will be accompanied by images of rare works in the Olnick Spanu collection and a Q&A on Instagram Live with Co-founders Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu, joined by Co-directors of Glass Past New York Sara Blumberg and Jim Oliveira.
Available for streaming on our website on May 21.
Cover image- Paolo Venini, Clessidri, ca. 1955, Murano glass. Courtesy the Olnick Spanu Collection, New York.