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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Modern Glass (401)
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Modern Glass play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 401 After 1900, fine art and design experienced radical changes. This was

Glassmaking techniques of René Lalique
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Sèvres Plate from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Service
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Tourbillons Vase
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Sauterelles Vase
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Athlète et Feuillages Panel for Wanamaker’s
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Clos Sainte-Odile Ice Bucket
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Merles et Raisins Architectural Glass Panels
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Statuette de la Fontaine Ashtray
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Lalique Perfume Bottle for Coty
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Lalique Perfume Bottle for Coty play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 801 René Lalique’s decision to focus on glass was influenced

Cigler sculptures (573)
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Cigler sculptures play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 573 Half-Green Egg with Optical Lens Václav Cigler (Czech, b. 1929) With the

Untitled (571)
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Untitled play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 571 Nicolas Africano (American, b. 1948) With the assistance of Melanie Hunter United

The Proof of Awareness (569)
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The Proof of Awareness play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 569 Loretta Hui-shan Yang (Chinese, b. 1952) People’s Republic of China

The Cold Genius (567)
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Present (565)
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Present play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 565 Nicole Chesney (American, b. 1971) United States, Cranston, Rhode Island 2005

Libertà (Liberty) (553)
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Libertà (Liberty) play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 553 Toots Zynsky (American, b. 1951) United States, Providence, Rhode Island

Double Face (549)
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Double Face play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 549 Ann Wolff (German, b. 1937) Germany, Berlin 1999 Antique sheet glass, enameled

Red/Amber Sliced Descending Form (557)
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Red/Amber Sliced Descending Form play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 557 Harvey K. Littleton (American, b. 1922) United States,

North Sea Waves (547)
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North Sea Waves play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 547 Zora Palová (Slovak, b. 1947) Slovakia, Bratislava 2008 Mold-melted glass,

Sun Chariot and Cristallo e bronzo (545)
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Glass Sticks (543)
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It’s Raining Knives (539)
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It’s Raining Knives play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 539 Silvia Levenson (Argentinean, b. 1957) Italy, Vigevano 1996–2004 Cast

Gyes Arcade (529)
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Gyes Arcade play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 529 Christopher Wilmarth (American, 1943–1987) United States, New York, New York

Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth (527)
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Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 527 Susan Plum (American, b. 1944) United States, Brooklyn, New

Plum Woven Heaven (527)
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West Sky (525)
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West Sky play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 525 Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, (Italian, b. 1959) U.S., Stanwood, Washington 1997

Cargo Seed (523)
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Cargo Seed play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 523 Bertil Vallien (Swedish, b. 1938) Sweden, Åfors, Åfors Glassworks 1988 Sand

Red Pyramid (521)
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Host IX–Epidendrum (519)
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Tire (517)
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Tire play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 517 Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925–2008) With the assistance of Daniel Spitzer and

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