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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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...

Behind the Glass: Curators and Collecting
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Did you ever wonder about the people who acquire and care for the works in The Corning Museum of Glass? Hear from our dynamic team of curators as they share...

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...

Studio Demonstration: Martin Janecky
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Watch Martin Janecky demonstrate for his class, Blowing and Sculpting Inside the Bubble, which will focus on unique techniques and approaches to solid and bl...

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

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

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

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