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: Karina Guévin & Cédric Ginart
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Karina Guévin & Cédric Ginart demonstrate for their class, Flameworking Cocktail, which focused on providing beginners with...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Leah Fairbanks
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Leah Fairbanks demonstrates for her class, Wildflower Glass Gardens, which will focus on creating floral glass beads using...

2300° Multiplied (February 2014)
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At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink. Free and open to the public....

Glassmaking techniques of René Lalique
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on the glassmaking techniques of René Lalique and see glassmaking molds displayed in the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass on view May 17, 2014...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Ben Dombey
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Ben Dombey demonstrates for his class, Smarter Bubbles, which helped students focus on developing a deeper understanding of the material and a more practical...

Artist-in-Residence: Jenny Trinks
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Complex but logically composed, Jenny Trinks' works are inspired by architecture and urban spaces. The German artist has been exploring the art of glass fusi...

Artist-in-Residence: Steven Ciezki
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Cups and vessel forms are the founding influence on Steven Ciezki's body of work. Achieving these shapes has led him to experiment and apply theory to his pr...

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...

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,...

A Conversation with the 2013 Rakow Commission Artist Andrew Erdos
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The artwork of Andrew Erdos is pop, sarcastic, and humorous, with a hint of social commentary. His over-the-top installations create a situation of sensory o...

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: 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 glassmakin...

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 mat...

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 grad...

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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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as Janusz Poźniak demonstrates for his class, Blowing Your Mind, which will focus on strengthening students...

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. http:/...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Emilio Santini
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as Emilio Santini demonstrates for his class, Flameworking for Everybody, which will focus on various sculp...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Giles Bettison
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as Giles Bettison demonstrates for his class, Looking at Patterns and Murrine, which will focus on building...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Suellen Fowler and Hugh Salkind
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as Suellen Fowler and Hugh Salkind demonstrate for their class, Flamework Glass Sculpting: Solid and Blown...

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...

Seminar Demonstration: Creation of Chevron Beads, from Bubble to Bead
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Watch artists Ralph Mossman and Mary Mullaney of Heron Glass demonstrate at The Studio during the Annual Seminar on Glass. This demonstration will show the v...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: David McDermott
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as David McDermott demonstrates for his class, A Different Way, which focused on combining traditional meth...

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...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Debbie Tarsitano
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as Debbie Tarsitano demonstrates for her class, Encasing Flamework: Designs Under Glass, which will focus o...

Jeff Mack at 2300°: Drink It In
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Glassmaker Jeff Mack raises a toast to glass! At the January 2300° event, Mack put his years of experience and knowledge of historic glassmaking techniques 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.

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...

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—...

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