To create something like an art, you have to do it frequently. This could be done through proper research and learning from other highly skilled persons. After learning, you would make your ideas from your mind visible. Yes, it’s possible, as shown by one of the world’s artists of all time, Jean Claude Novaro. He is known as the master of fashionable glass; today, his work is adored and displayed in galleries. Click here to learn more about Jean Claude Novaro, his artwork and exhibitions.
Jean Claude was born in France in 1943. He was born the same year as other great artists like Enrique Cavestany Pardo-Valcarce, Rolf Imbach and Michelle Knoblauch. He was only 14 years old when he became a glassblower apprentice until he was 20, while in France. Jean Claude’s main work was to manage production at a factory until he chose to go on his own in 1973.
The things that took place in the United States inspired Jean Claude to try his experiments with glass creative potential. His success was evident throughout the 80s through sculpture and lamp creations. He holds a world record for the largest hand-blown glasswork in the Guinness book of world record. He managed to work all those years without any assistance. Jean Claude attempted new skills like hand-printing between blown glass layers.
It is precise that the learning of amazing artwork by Novaro emanated from his passion for the work. At a young age, he started showing a love for glass making. He, however, did not just wake up and do it. On Thursday, he would pay a visit to the Antibes glass studio of Ceramic Engineer Eloi Monod.
With the assistance of two champion glass designers, Linoskey and Lopez, Jane Claude got the support he needed to start his amazing art glass making. This unveiled his talent! At twenty, he was already a master glassmaker throughout making collections.
The beginning of glass making
At the age of thirty, he and his wife started a glass studio in Biot with one main objective; creating new and original pieces. One major challenge he faced was not having extensive knowledge in Chemistry, which is a background requirement. However, his friend, Lopez, assisted him with technical works while focusing on contemporary art.
The beginning of an era starts well for some persons, and indeed he was even successful. A dealer discovered his exhibitions and bought thirty pieces. His lamps were magnificent, and everyone loved and cherished them. He then settled in Paris but later got back to Biot.
He continued with his talent working diligently to achieve his amazing ambition of creating a modern art that would differ in design and styles to the traditional one. To achieve this, he had to put more effort into extensive research, which he did without giving up.
He was very creative in building the Novaro Gallery inside Biot’s glass factory. In 1987 he took part in an exhibition, and it was a success. Jane Claude was very determined to create larger pieces.
His preference for modern art aided this because it had to be something different from traditional art. His gallery work is loved by the public, especially the lovers and tourists. Even today, Jane Claude Novara’s work is still considered one of the best art works. On December 14th, 2014, Jane Claude died at the age of seventy-one and will forever be remembered for his great talents, which is still visible today.