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.
Nacho Carbonell works on GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Designer Stephen Burks describes working at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum in June 2011 during Art Basel. GlassLab is a program from The Corning Museum of Glass that introduces designers to the material of glass.
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June 16, 2010- Jeff Zimmerman provides a glass performance on GlassLab during the Vitra Design Museum's special event for Art Basel week.
Designer Max Lamb works on GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Atelier Oi prototypes glass design ideas at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Michal Fronek from Olgoj Chorchoj glass studio in the Czech Republic works at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum in June 2010 during Art Basel.
Pictured below are the basic tools used by glassblowers working "at the furnace" (as opposed to those working "at the lamp"- "flameworking" or "lampworking"). They are pretty much unchanged since the first century AD. Incredibly, a Roman-period worker could
See glass scholar and artist William Gudenrath demonstrate historical glassmaking techniques. Façon de Venise Goblet Although in the 16th century the maximum penalty for a glassblower leaving Murano, the “glass island” of Venice, to work elsewhere was death, many did. The Low Countries became home
Glass artist William Gudenrath shares his love of one of his favorite pieces in the Corning Museum of Glass, Anthem of Joy by Vera Liskova (79.3.14).
Designer Sigga Heimis works with glassmakers from The Corning Museum of Glass to create glass eyes, brains and hearts on GlassLab at Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Davide Salvadore speaks of his profound love and respect for glass, and his family. He demonstrates working with Murrine. Master Class VIII: Working with Murrine with Davide Salvadore (30 minute DVD presented by The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass)
Katherine Gray talks about her work, her demonstration at the March 2010 2300 Degrees, and her new installation in the Museum's Contemporary Glass Gallery.