"And Why Not!" In an emotionally intense sculptural form, And Why Not resembles a \ufb02ash. It\u2019s an evolution of Roub\u00ed\u010dek\u00b4s core designs based on dynamic abstraction. Light glides on large smoothly polished surfaces and, while absorbed by the volume of glass, creates a unique atmosphere. Ren\u00e9 Roub\u00ed\u010dek Ren\u00e9 Roub\u00ed\u010dek (born 1922) is a Czech glass icon. Glass art as an independent art discipline was actually born in Czechoslovakia and it was first introduced to the world by Mr. Roub\u00ed\u010dek, over half a century ago. His spatial dimensional abstract compositions combining metal and glass caused a sensation at the 1958 Expo in Brussels Roub\u00ed\u010dek subsequently won the Grand Prix Expo award. His work is represented in many major galleries worldwide.