Best known for his works in glass, George Sakier’s career spanned a diverse range of disciplines. Sakier studied at Columbia University’s engineering school and at Pratt Institute. At age 19 he composed the text for “Machine Design and Descriptive Geometry” before going on to design and paint camouflage patterns during World War I. Following the war, he taught machine design and engineering mathematics before working in art direction for a number of magazines including Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Throughout his career he also produced paintings ranging from abstract landscapes and compositions to what he referred to as “Realistic Landscapes” that documented the world as he saw it. Sakier served... more.