All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper  with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Librarian at our Rakow Research Library.

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GlassLab in Paris: Benjamin Graindorge
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden, October 22-27, 2013. French designer...

Lino Tagliapietra at The Studio: Making "Africa"
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David Whitehouse was intrigued by contemporary artists with a link to history. He especially admired the talents of his treasured friend, Lino Tagliapietra. One of the Studio Glass Movement...

Hot Glass Show on the Celebrity Eclipse
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Hello from the Hot Glass Show on the Celebrity Eclipse! Here is a fantastic Hot Glass team (Brandyn Callahan, Bob Swidergal and Ryan Doolittle) doing what they love to do best while sailing...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Raven Skyriver (February 11, 2015)
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Watch as Raven Skyriver demonstrates making a sculpted sea lion for his class Deconstruct-Reconstruct at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass. http://www.cmog.org/live Raven Skyriver...

Behind the Glass: Invention in Early Glassblowing- The Road to Ennion with Bill Gudenrath
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The technique of glassblowing appeared in Jerusalem in the middle of the first century B.C., and over the course of the next century, this discovery led to additional extraordinary technological...

Albert Paley and Corning's Specialty Glass Residency
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Albert Paley is the first artist to participate in the Specialty Glass Residency, a collaboration of The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated. In this residency, Paley, who is best...

Raven Skyriver at February 2015 2300°
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Hear from artist Raven Skyriver as he sculpts a humpback whale out of hot molten glass at February's 2300° event. Music by Red Baraat.

GlassLab in Paris: Ladd Brothers
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden, October 22-27, 2013. Designer...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Amanda Gundy and Denise Stillwaggon Leone (February 4, 2015)
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Watch as Amanda Gundy demonstrates for her class, Next Steps in Glassblowing. This demonstration will combine glassblowing in the hot shop with image transfer techniques from Denise Stillwaggon.

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Igor Balbi
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds...

Installation of Kiki Smith's Constellation in the New Contemporary Art + Design Wing
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Watch the Museum's team install Kiki Smith's Constellation in the Special Projects Gallery of the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing of The Corning Museum of Glass, opening March 20, 2015....

GlassLab in Paris: Vanessa Mitrani
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden, October 22-27, 2013. French designer.

GlassLab in Paris: François Bauchet
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden, October 22-27, 2013. French designer.

Elizabeth Barenthaler oral history interview, 2011 – Rakow Research Library (Audio Only)
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This clip is from an oral history interview with Elizabeth Barenthaler, former employee of Corning Glass Works and The Corning Museum of Glass, recorded May 2011. Elizabeth reminisces about...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Davide Penso (August 27, 2014)
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Watch as Davide Penso demonstrates for his class, Venetian-Style Glass Beads, where students learned how to create blown beads utilizing the traditional techniques used at the furnace, but...

Specialty Glass Residency with Albert Paley
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Albert Paley is the first artist selected to participate in a new Specialty Glass Residency program offered by The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated. Learn more at http://blog.cmog.o...

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Livio Seguso
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds...

Amber Cowan: 2014 Rakow Commission Artist
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Artist Amber Cowan discusses her work and the 2014 Rakow Commission, Garden of the Forgotten and Extinct.

American Glass
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This display of glass produced in America in the 18th and 19th centuries includes useful objects made in the 1700s, fancy art glass of the late 19th century, and glass for windows, lighting...

Earth, Glass, Fire
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Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Martin Janecky (August 20, 2014)
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Watch as Martin Janecky demonstrates for his class, Blowing and Sculpting Inside the Bubble, which focused on unique techniques and approaches to solid and blown sculpting, emphasizing a...

Merles et Raisins Architectural Glass Panels
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on a select group of object highlights from the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass on view May 17, 2014 to January 4, 2015. http://www.cmog.org/lalique...

Behind the Glass: The Art of Seeing at a Distance with Dr. Marvin Bolt
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In 1608, the telescope's unveiling took place at a peace conference between Dutch and Spanish authorities. Which aspects of glass prevented the telescope's invention until 1608, and then enabled...

Roman Mold-Blown Glass
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Watch glassmakers recreate ancient Roman glass objects by mold-blowing. This video was filmed in 2014 at the Roman-style wood-fired furnace in Villa Borg, Germany, which was created especially...

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Lucio Bubacco
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Marc Petrovic (January 7, 2015)
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See the final piece at http://www.cmog.org/event/live-streamed-studio-demonstration-marc-petrov... Watch as Marc Petrovic demonstrates for his class, Hot Glass Sculpting, which will focus...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Victor Trabucco (January 14, 2015)
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Victor Trabucco demonstrates for his class, Paperweight Techniques and Inclusions, showing them how to create flowers and fruit with soft glass, using overlay...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Mark Matthews (January 21, 2015)
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See photos of the final piece at http://www.cmog.org/event/live-streamed-studio-demonstration-mark-matthe... Watch as Mark Matthews demonstrates for his class, Graphic and Color Systems in...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Matt Tyner (January 28, 2015)
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Watch as Matt Tyner demonstrates making and pulling a vacuum-encased stick stack tube, also called a vac stack, for his class, Application for Modern Glass Blowers. This class focused on the...

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Dario Frare
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds...

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