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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Artist-in-Residence: Shelley James
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Shelley James' work is the result of practiced technical precision and researched techniques. Over the past six years, she has focused her work on "combining...

Studio Demonstration: Stephanie Sersich
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Watch as Stephanie Sersich demonstrates for her class, Beadmaking: Jewelry Components, Pendants, Buttons and Beyond, which will focus on making many differen...

Studio Demonstration: Davide Salvadore
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Watch Davide Salvadore demonstrate for his furnace working class, Creating and Using Murrine, based on a Muranese technique called tociar piere—the roll-up t...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Debbie Tarsitano
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Watch as Debbie Tarsitano demonstrates for her class, Encasing Flamework: Designs Under Glass, which will focus on encasing lampworked elements in clear crys...

"Glass in Motion" 2011 GlassFest Highlight Montage
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"Glass in Motion" A video highlight montage of the 2011 GlassFest in Corning, NY.

Artist-in-Residence: Maria Bang Espersen
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Danish artist Maria Bang Espersen seeks to expand the viewer's perspective through her work in glass. By stretching and bending the molten material, her scul...

Instructor Highlight at The Studio: Jiyong Lee
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Jiyong Lee is a studio artist and educator who lives and works in Carbondale, Illinois. An associate professor of art at Southern Illinois University, Lee ha...

2300º: Girlfriends (March 2013)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. T...

Meet the 2013 Rakow Commission Artist: Andrew Erdos
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Hear a lecture by the 2013 Rakow Commission artist Andrew Erdos. The artwork of Andrew Erdos is pop, sarcastic, and humorous, with a hint of social commentar...

Artist-in-Residence: Barbara Idzikowska
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Barbara Idzikowska has been fascinated by glass for over twenty years. Living and working in Wrocław, Poland, she seeks to give ideas material form through h...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Janusz Poźniak
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Watch as Janusz Poźniak demonstrates for his class, Blowing Your Mind, which will focus on strengthening students' understanding of glassblowing fundamentals...

Elements Glass at 2300°: Holiday Groove
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At 2300° in December, the master minds behind Elements Glass of Portland, OR, created a colorful Caribbean sculpture live on the Hot Glass Show stage.

An Interview with Liza Lou
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Artist Liza Lou discusses her work. Lou (b. 1969) creates meticulously beaded works that reference recurring themes, such as labor, confinement, wonder, and...

Take Advantage of Member Benefits
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Take advantage of the benefits of membership with The Corning Museum of Glass, including free admission, discounts in the GlassMarket, invitations to special...

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Studio Demonstration: Emilio Santini & Simone Crestani
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Watch as Emilio Santini and Simone Crestani demonstrate for their class, Flameworking for Everybody, where students will be introduced to various sculpting a...

Creating the Watkins Glen International NASCAR Trophy
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This video tells the story of the making of the trophy for The Watkins Glen International 2013 Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen and the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Serie...

2300º: Hot Blues (February 2013)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. T...

Glass Conservation: Hemispherical Bowl with Inlaid Nilotic Scene
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For more on glass conservation visit http://www.cmog.org/collection/conservation.

Behind the Glass: Life & Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum with Dr. Paul Roberts
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In AD 79, the Bay of Naples was rocked by the dramatic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum—and countless nearby farms, estates, and villages—...

King Amenhotep II- Family
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This small masterpiece is a 3500-year-old portrait of an Egyptian king. Under certain conditions, glass "weathers" (deteriorates). When it was new, the head was deep blue. Centuries of burial have altered the surface to a stone-like tan color.

Visit The Corning Museum of Glass
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Have you visited the Museum recently? You can explore every facet of glass at The Corning Museum of Glass. See more than 35 centuries of glass artistry in th...

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

'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

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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