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Master Kaleidoscope Artists: Glen & Ben Straub

Glenn & Ben Straub: The Straubs are a father-and-son team, Glenn being the father. Their superior optics, woodworking, and spectacular object chambers have earned them the title of Master Kaleidoscope Artists. I have long considered many of their scopes to give the best image for your dollar. These days Ben does the optics. Every modern kaleidoscope collection should include at least a sculptural form or one from their theater series. My photos on the two-mirror scopes only capture the central portion of the mandala.

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Solace: This one is #10 of 12 and is dated 1997.

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Magnus II: A small scope with two mirror systems (A two- and a three-mirror system).

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Sculptural Form: This one is #46 from an edition of 60 and is dated 1991. This was my first Straub kaleidoscope and it remains one of my favorites.

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To enter the next room of the Glenn and Ben Straub Gallery, click here.

Museum Directory: To Go to any floor click on the floor desired.

First Floor: Modern Kaleidoscope Gallery Awaiting further funding
Second Floor: Toy Kaleidoscope Gallery Awaiting funding
Third Floor: Antique Kaleidoscope Gallery Awaiting funding
Fourth Floor: Kaleidoscope Related Artwork Awaiting funding
Fifth Floor: Reference Materials and Administrative Offices Awaiting funding
Sixth Floor: Kaleidoscope Hall of Fame Awaiting funding
Museum Exit
Awaiting funding

Thanks for visiting the Virtual Kaleidoscope Museum.
Come again soon.

Disclaimer:
This museum is the sole property of the webmaster. It is intended to be a reference source for all kaleidoscope collectors. Please be aware we are discussing a form of art. While I will try to be as objective as possible, any artwork is more a matter of subjective tastes.

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