Harvey K. Littleton (BSDes ‘47), an artist and educator who helped found the American studio glass movement, died on Dec. 13 in Spruce Pine, N.C. He was 91.
Mr. Littleton achieved equal renown as an artist and as a torchbearer for the movement he fomented. His own work has been displayed in museums all over the world and includes the first pieces of modern glasswork acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Amber Crested Form” and “Amber Twist,” both purchased in 1977.
Harvey K. Littleton, Pioneer in Glassworks, Dies at 91 — NYTimes.com