Donald Albrecht

Glass and Glamour:
Steuben’s Modern Moment

Museum of the City of New York

An exhibiton of more than 250 objects representing the best designs of the legendary American glass company Steuben from the 1930s through the 1950s. Included one-of-a-kind masterpieces by artists Henri Matisse and Salvador Dali, as well as tableware, architectural elements, and expertly designed promotional materials. Lenders comprised an international array of collectors and museums, from the Louvre to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Detroit Institute of Art.

Mr. Albrecht conceived the idea of the show and catalogue, selected all artifacts, wrote exhibition text, and assembled the design team.

Feature segment on CBS Sunday Morning and features
and reviews in the New York Times .

Exhibition designer: John Keenan
Exhibition graphic and catalogue designer: Abbott Miller/Pentagram
Lighting designer: Anita Jorgensen

Donald Albrecht