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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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 i...

Meet the 2014 Rakow Commission Artist: Amber Cowan
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Hear a lecture from the 2014 Rakow Commission artist Amber Cowan. In her sculptures, Cowan flameworks, fuses, and hot-sculpts recycled, upcycled, and second-...

Tourbillons Vase from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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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...

Sèvres Plate from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Service from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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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...

Sauterelles Vase from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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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...

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 Gl...

Whitefriars Archive at The Rakow Research Library
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Hear from Chief Librarian Jim Galbraith on the recently acquired Whitefriars archive at The Rakow Research Library. The Library received a National Leadershi...

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 transfe...

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 th...

60 Years- Supporting Living Artists
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In 1959, the Museum curated the landmark exhibition Glass 1959, which was one of the first significant surveys of modern glass. Since then, The Corning Museu...

Earth, Glass, Fire
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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...

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 b...

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 Incorp...

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...

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.

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...

Behind the Glass: The Artist’s Library with Laura Damon-Moore & Erinn Batykefer
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Erinn Batykefer and Laura Damon-Moore are co-creators of the Library as Incubator Project and co-authors of The Artist's Library, both designed to bring libr...

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,...

[New 8 piece Pyrex refrigerator and oven set].
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Corning Glass Works 139516 [1947].: col.; cm. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2014. Pyrex advertising and trade materials CorningDB 068DF97A-5AD8-4C82-968F-30E07AC5A9C9.pdf Ephemera. gmgpc Advertisements. gmgpc Location:  Secured Stacks- J. Stanley Brothers Collection Call Number:  Glass

Bake her a Christmas present in a "Pyrex" dish.
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Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA. 90983 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Works, [n.d., 1933?] 1 folded brochure: ill. (some col.); (folded) 16 cm., (opens to) 16 x 26 cm. Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA. Cover title. Advertisement for Pyrex ware. When folded, back of brochure illustrates

Doc Possum at Little Gather
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Clip of local singer-songwriter Doc Possum performing at Little Gather at The Corning Museum of Glass. Learn more Behind the Glass: http://www.cmog.org/blog/...

Patrick Li at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Patrick Li at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings designers...

Al Donnelly oral history interview, 2014 – Rakow Research Library
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This clip is from an oral history interview with Al Donnelly, former supervisor of consumer information for the Consumer Products division at Corning Incorpo...

Jerry Wright oral history interview, 2014 – Rakow Research Library
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This clip is from an oral history interview with Jerry Wright, former product designer and archivist for Corning Incorporated, filmed May 2014. Jerry reminis...

Clos Sainte-Odile Ice Bucket from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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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...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Kenny Pieper
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http://www.cmog.og/live Watch as Kenny Pieper demonstrates for his class, Form and Techniques, which focused on traditional and not-so-traditional techniques...

Ennion and His Legacy: Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome
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At the end of the first century B.C., glassmakers working in the environs of Jerusalem made a revolutionary breakthrough in the way glass vessels were made. They discovered that a gob of glass could be inflated at the end of a hollow tube. This technical achievement—glassblowing—made the production

Dan Sherlock at May 2014 2300°
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Glassblower Dan Sherlock, of Hawke+Axel Glass, creates luxury glass items for decoration, architecture, and customized needs. At 2300°: Glassfest in May 2014...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Simone Crestani
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Simone Crestani demonstrates for his class, Developing Your Idea in Boro, which helped students find the best flameworking...

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