Dr. Brill's interest in creativity—beyond the workplace.
He is an avid art collector (museum-quality pieces, from
antiquities to antiques to modern; paintings and sculpture), and will rotate, each month, parts of his
collection through this site.
highlight the importance of an Innovative Attitude, many of his
talks include entertaining examples of an artist's inspiration.
back, relax, and let the artist's creativity inspire you.
This glass vase (7 inches high)
was made by Fritz Dreisbach in 1986. Several features make
this item especially interesting. First, it was shaped by
handling (rather than blowing) the glass in the molten state.
This style is known as slump glass. The other feature is
that this "crude" object is striped with extremely fine woven
glass strands of various colors. This technique was used,
in the latter half of the 1800's, in Venice where some of the
most intricate and fine glass goblets were produced.
about considering the rough with the fine in solving a work