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Steven Mann

Associate Director for Exhibitions and Programs

American Federation of Arts

HQ Phone: (212) 988-7700

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American Federation of Arts

305 East 47th Street, 10th Floor

New York, New York 10017

United States

Company Description

The American Federation of Arts is the leader in traveling exhibitions internationally. A nonprofit institution founded in 1909, the AFA is dedicated to enriching the public's experience and understanding of the visual arts through organizing and touring ... more

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Employment History

Director of Program Planning and Administration

Baltimore Museum of Art

Affiliations

Traveling Exhibitions Manager
Museum of Arts & Design

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"Digital Space/ Physical Space: Mapping the 21st-Century Museum" was organized by the American Federation of Arts in association with the Association of Art Museum Directors and the Arts & Business Council of New York.


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Wausau Daily Herald - Glassmaker encases natural world within his intricate art

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Steve Mann, traveling exhibitions coordinator for the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, places Paul Stankard's glass paperweights in a custom made display as he sets up the new exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, which opens Saturday.Corey Schjoth/Wausau Daily Herald

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It's a craft that Stankard practically reinvented, since glassworking techniques were a heavily guarded secret when Stankard began his career, said Steve Mann, traveling exhibitions coordinator from the Museum of Arts & Design in New York City.
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Mann was in Wausau this week to install Stankard's exhibit.
Mann said that when Stankard began rediscovering glass paperweights as an art form, lampwork artisans wouldn't reveal their secrets to him.
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Through trial and error, Mann said, Stankard taught himself the process.
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"He recreated an art form that nobody would tell him," Mann said."He mastered it and surpassed history.And it wasn't long before he was accepted as an artist."
The exhibit roughly follows Stankard's artistic growth, from his early, traditionally shaped round paperweights through encasing his art in plexiglass then in polished glass bricks.
"Now he's making these orbs," Mann said, pointing to a perfect glass sphere containing a botanical study."He works with a lensmaker.This piece is actually encased in a cube, then he put six lenses around it."Viewers should keep in mind that the lenses magnify the intricate art inside.
It's more than simply something pretty.Stankard's art "speaks about the cycle of life," Mann said.
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Mann said the cases his museum commissioned to hold Stankard's paperweights continue that natural theme."The measurements are based on the Golden Spiral," the natural mathematical sequence that helps snails built spiral shells, for example.
"The lines and dimensions in the cases aren't based on your normal 8-by-10 (prints) but might be three by nine," Mann said."These are natural dimensions and that helps it feel right."
The cases are set up in such a way that visitors must move around to see all the pieces."People will walk around and discover things as they look closely," Mann said.

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