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© Lukáš Novák
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© Jakub Jelen
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Lukáš Novák

Lukáš Novák Glassblower
Contact
Czech, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+420 703145504
© Lukáš Novák

Merging past and present

  • • Lukáš blew his first glass piece at the age of four
  • • His father was a glass master, his mother a glass painter
  • • He grew up in a renowned glassmaking town

At first glance, you wouldn't know objects so different in style could be made by the same artist. Bright Pop Art-style vases with disturbing one-word messages stand next to distinguished vessels with rich colours and agate-like patterns. But despite being diverse in style, Lukáš Novák's portfolio has one uniting feature: sophistication. His works result from a conceptual approach that combines deep knowledge with manual precision. "I love to lock myself in a library and search for links and connections. I often find inspiration in the archives of professional books," he says. Studying older techniques and using them in a contemporary context is the basis for Lukáš's conceptual thinking.

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Works

  • ©Jakub Jelen
  • ©Jakub Jelen
  • ©Jakub Jelen
  • ©Jakub Jelen
  • ©Jakub Jelen
Photo: ©Jakub Jelen
Lost and Found – large iridescent vase

This iridescent vase is part of Lukáš Novák’s Lost and Found collection. The vase, as per the entire collection, revolves around the use and revival of lithyalin glass. This glass, developed by Friedrich Egermann in the late 18th century, has almost been forgotten.

Height 32 cm
Diameter 19 cm

Lukáš Novák Glassblower
Photo: ©Jakub Jelen
Lost and Found – medium light red vase

This rounded light red vase is part of Lukáš Novák’s Lost and Found collection. The collection focuses on the revival of lithyalin glass from which each vase is hand blown. Lithyalin glass was developed by Friedrich Egermann in the late 18th century and has almost been forgotten.

Height 16 cm
Diameter 13 cm

Lukáš Novák Glassblower
Photo: ©Jakub Jelen
Lost and Found – large Mars-red vase

This tall vase is part of Lukáš Novák’s Lost and Found collection. The red tones of the glass vase are evocative of the sand red surface of Mars. The Lost and Found collection focuses on the revival of lithyalin glass, from which each vase is hand blown. Lithyalin glass was developed by Friedrich Egermann in the late 18th century and has almost been forgotten.

Height 26 cm
Diameter 16 cm

Lukáš Novák Glassblower
Photo: ©Jakub Jelen
Lost and Found – large gold brown vase

This large gold and dark brown vase is part of Lukáš Novák’s Lost and Found collection. The collection focuses on the revival of lithyalin glass, from which each vase is hand blown. Lithyalin glass was developed by Friedrich Egermann in the late 18th century and has almost been forgotten.

Height 26 cm
Diameter 16 cm

Lukáš Novák Glassblower
Photo: ©Jakub Jelen
Lost and Found – large deep blue vase

This large blue vase is part of Lukáš Novák’s Lost and Found collection. The collection focuses on the revival of lithyalin glass, from which each vase is hand blown. Lithyalin glass was developed by Friedrich Egermann in the late 18th century and has almost been forgotten.

Height 32 cm
Diameter 19 cm

Lukáš Novák Glassblower

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