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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Kate Fowle Meleney at 2300°: GlassFest Bead Extravaganza (May 2013)
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2300°: GlassFest Bead Extravaganza featured artist Kate Fowle Meleney, who demonstrated beadmaking in celebration of the opening of the 2013 exhibition, Life...

Steuben sequece collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 101743 Sequence collections Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, 1993. 1 folded brochure (4 panels): col. ill.; (folded) 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Introducing the Sequence Collections, a new series of sophisticated

Summer lights.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 104332 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Inc., c2008. 37, [4] p.: col. ill.; 20 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Beacon of Light" by Eric Hilton, 2006 on cover. Order form bound between pages 20 and 21. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000134725

'Tis the season.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 100864 Tis the season Corning, N.Y.: Corning Inc., 2007. 40 p.: col. ill.; 20 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Five penguins featured on cover. Includes ornaments for the holiday season. "Vintage Steuben: now available for purchase is a rare

Springtime pleasures.
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Steuben Glass LLC, Corning, NY, USA. 110576 Rye, N.Y.: Steuben Glass LLC, 2009. 38, [3] p.: ill. (some col.); 20 cm. Steuben Glass LLC Order form bound between p. 20 and 21. "Convex Bowl" and "Concave Bowl" by Ted Muehling on cover. Includes vases, decanters, gifts for baby,

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 1082 New York: Steuben Glass, c1985. [64] p.: ill.; 27 cm. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Archives CorningDB D09BFBDE-A1C9-4490-8B93-D6F253849E18.pdf Steuben Glass, inc. Catalogs. Crystal glass United States History 20th century Catalogs. Steuben glass Private

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Suellen Fowler and Hugh Salkind
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Watch as Suellen Fowler and Hugh Salkind demonstrate for their class, Flamework Glass Sculpting: Solid and Blown Forms, which will focus on sculptures and ve...

Paul Stankard's Demo at 2011 GlassFest
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Paul Stankard's Demo at 2011 GlassFest in Corning, NY.

Behind the Glass: The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany
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Hear the February 13, 2014 lecture from historian and author Paul Doros and the Museum's curator of American glass Kelly Conway about the life and work of Lo...

Lalique Perfume Bottle for Coty
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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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Tiffany Treasures: Favrile Glass from Special Collections
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The innovations and artistry of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848 – 1933) were explored in the winter of 2010 in two new Museum exhibitions. Tiffany Treasures: %%Favrile%% Glass from Special Collections (November 1, 2009 – October 31, 2010), was shown on the Museum’s West Bridge. It featured nearly 60 of

Masters of Studio Glass: Erwin Eisch
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A special exhibition of 22 vessels and sculptures by Erwin Eisch (German, b. 1927), one of the founders of studio glass in Europe, was in view at The Corning Museum of Glass from March 15, 2012 through February 3, 2013. The exhibition recognized Eisch for his achievements in developing glass as a

Studio Demonstration: Ross Richmond
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Watch as Ross Richmond demonstrates for his class, Hot Glass Sculpting, which will focus on unique techniques and approaches to solid and blown sculpting,  emphasizing a freedom to explore process and the potential of the material. Ross Richmond started working with glass in 1991 at the Cleveland

Studio Demonstration: John Kobuki
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Watch John Kobuki demonstrate for his Studio course, Flower Marbles, in which the students will explore the compression technique used to make flowers and  and other deeply encased designs in borosilicate glass. John Kobuki has been working with glass since 1995. He is known for making marbles with

Artist-in-Residence: Anna Mlasowsky
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Growing up, German artist Anna Mlasowsky wanted to be an archeologist. Instead, she focused her curiosity on studying the traditions and  habits of glassmaking. "The way we evaluate a material and use its properties is defined by preconceived opinions and boundaries set by traditions,"

Artist-in-Residence: Melinda Willis
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Melinda Willis is a glass artist who works out of the Canberra Glassworks studio in Australia. Her recent work has resulted in a series that examines the materiality of architectural glass through its transparency, reflectivity and optic qualities. Says Willis, "Glass is a material that I

2011 GlassFest FlameOff: Recap with Paul Stankard
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GlassFest Flameoff 2011 Recap: World-renowned glass artist Paul Stankard and World Glass store owner Josh Powers (Corning, NY), reflect on their journey to  create the 2011 GlassFest FlameOff. The FlameOff showcases several artists from around the world that demonstrate their talents using a torch

Junior Curators at The Corning Museum of Glass
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Become a Junior Curator at The Corning Museum of Glass http://www.cmog.org/get-involved/teen-programs/junior-curators Students in 8th grade through 12th grade  are invited to join our after-school program. Learn what happens behind the scenes at the world's best glass museum and curate an

GlassLab in Paris: Arik Levy
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The Corning Museum of Glass partners with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,  October 22-27. Watch as designer Arik Levy works with GlassLab glassmakers to create two experiments in glass. The first is a fusion of

Life on a String: Beadmaking
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Beads can be wound, drawn, molded, or blown. There are many variations of these techniques. Explore glass beadmaking in Life on a String: 35 Centuries of the of the Glass Bead, May 18, 2013 through Jan 5, 2014 at The Corning Museum of Glass. Symbolizing power, enabling ornamentation, and

Meet the Artist: Michael Glancy
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Hear from artist Michael Glancy, whose abstract vessels explore nature, science, and metaphysics. Glancy's pieces begin as cell-like patterns and arcane notations jotted down on paper. The objects slowly acquire form and texture, shaped and revealed by cutting, sandblasting, and the

Studio Demonstration: Davide Fuin
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Watch Davide Fuin as he demonstrates for his class, Advanced Venetian Glassblowing, in which he will share his vast knowledge and considerable Venetian-style glassblowing skills.

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