The Best of Modern Swedish Art Glass Orrefors and Kosta 1930-1970 by Mark D. Friedman

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Like the people of the region itself, Scandinavia’s art glass is diverse and pioneering. Some artists have become famous for their blown and cased glass, others are noted for their carved and cut pieces, and a few organizations, like the Swedish company Orrefors, have done it all.

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Swedish art refers to the visual arts produced in Sweden or by Swedish artists. Sweden has existed as country for over 1, years, and for times before this, as well as many subsequent periods, Swedish art is usually considered as part of the wider Nordic art of has, especially since aboutbeen strongly influenced by wider trends in European art.

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