(1924 - 2003)
Pavel Hlava was active/lived in Czech Republic. Pavel Hlava is known for contemporary design glass sculpture.
Biography Pavel Hlava
Pavel Hlava (1924 - 2003) was one of the pioneers of contemporary glass sculpture in the Czech Republic. He, along with other leading Czech glass artists, viewed glass art from an innovative perspective, creating a new genre of contemporary glass art.
Hlava is well-known for demonstrating the full potential of glass art using both cold-working and free-blowing techniques. Throughout his career, Hlava exhibited mainly in the United States and Japan. The Gerard L. Cafesjian Collection includes three of Hlava's works.
In the early 1980s Mr. Hlava designed several sets which are still in use. In a Radio Prague program, it was reported that Hlava told an interviewer: "I was employed at the Institute of Interior and Clothes Design
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