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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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—...

North Wing Addition Steel Wall Timelapse
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http://www.cmog.org/expansion One of the most exciting moments in the construction of the North Wing took place this past weekend April 5-6, 2014. The final...

Behind the Glass: Meet the Artist Mark Peiser
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Mark Peiser is an innovator and an American studio glass pioneer who has never hesitated to explore new directions in glass and glassmaking techniques. Since...

Corning Museum of Glass North Wing Expansion
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http://www.cmog.org/expansion Designed by architect Thomas Phifer and Partners, the 100000-square-foot North Wing addition will include a new 26000-square-...

Master Class 10: Eggshell Thin Pâte de Verre with Shin-ichi Higuchi (Trailer)
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Pâte de verre is a kiln-casting process in which colored powdered glass is packed into a plaster mold, then fired at a high temperature. The result is a rela...

Taf Shaefer at 2300°: March Madness
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Inspired by the natural beauty of Cape Cod, designer Taf Schaefer designs sculpture and jewelry. She has designed works for Steuben Glass, as well as jewelry...

Lalique Perfume Bottle for Coty from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on a select group of object highlights from the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass on view May 17, 2014 to January...

Pendant with Bishop Birds from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on a select group of object highlights from the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass on view May 17, 2014 to January...

Artist-in-Residence: Alison Lowry
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Irish artist Alison Lowry's works do not shy away from traumatic situations and memories. From Vessels (of Remembrance), her commentary on a horrific child a...

What did you do today at the Corning Museum of Glass?
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No experience is necessary. From hot glassworking, to flameworking, to fusing, to sandblasting—you and your family can do just about anything with glass, wit...

Adam Holtzinger at 2300°: Multiplied (February 2014)
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Brooklyn artist Adam Holtzinger brought his signature style to the Hot Glass Show for 2300°: Multiplied in February. Holtzinger's work is about simple, elega...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Christopher Watts
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Christopher Watts demonstrates for his class, A Poacher's Tour of Europe, which will focus on an overview of the variety of...

The Wedding at Cana mechanical glass theater in Motion
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http://www.cmog.org/artwork/mechanical-glass-theater This extraordinary lampworked scene is a rare survivor of animated scenes made in the mid-18th century,...

Narrated Chevron Beadmaking Demonstration
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This 6 minute version of a Chevron bead demonstration, narrated by William Gudenrath, shows the various stages of creating a Chevron bead, from the hot, blow...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: William Gudenrath
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as William Gudenrath demonstrates for his class, An In-depth Introduction to Venetian Techniques, which focuses on creating a...

2300° Drink It In (January 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....

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

2300° Holiday Groove (December 2013)
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Glassworking by Elements Glass and live music by J-san & the Analogue Sons. http://www.cmog.org/event/2300-holiday-groove.

Cup with Gladiators (Family Tour)
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Much like today, sports fans throughout history have enjoyed drinking from cups decorated with pictures of their heroes. This cup is decorated with pictures of famous gladiators.

Cup with Gladiators (Technique- Family Tour)
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Listen as glass artist William Gudenrath describes the technique used to make this cup with gladiators on it. Much like today, sports fans enjoyed drinking from cups decorated with pictures of their heroes. This cup is decorated with pictures of famous gladiators.

Algebre.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133960 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Algebre Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Algebre et arithmétique [11, AB s.]-- II. Algebre et

Trigonométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133956 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Trigonometrie Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Trigonométrie [6]-- II. Trigonométrie [7]. SpecialO

Arpentage & nivellement.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133957 Arpentage et nivellement [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Arpentage & nivellement Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Arpentage [8, AB s.

Lunettier, contenant quatre planches.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133949 Lunetier [Livourne, Italy?: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] [1] p., iv plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #423, Lunetier Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #423, which may have been published

Sections coniques.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133961 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Sections coniques Plate descriptions on p. 2-3. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Sections coniques [13, AB s.]-- II. Sections

Chimie, contenant vingt-cinq planches, vingt-quatre simple et une double.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133947 Chymie [Paris: Briasson?, ca. 1772?] 4 p., [i], iv, xviii, [1] plates; 40 cm. Uncataloged #428.1, Chimie Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of

Géométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133954 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Geometrie Plate descriptions on p. 1-2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Géométrie [1, AB s.]-- II. Géométrie [2, AB s.]-- III.

Astronomie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133969 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] xxvi plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Astronomie Plate descriptions on p. 9-13. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes astronomical instruments (telescopes, etc.). In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I.

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