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 Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

How Contemporary Artists Find Their Fire at The Corning Museum of Glass

Corning, New York, is synonymous with glass—and many artists find their way to this small town nestled in the Finger Lakes. Eric Meek from The Corning Museum of Glass explains how the Museum supports artists sculpting their own path in contemporary glassmaking.

60 Years- Supporting Living Artists

In 1959, the Museum curated the landmark exhibition Glass 1959, which was one of the first significant surveys of modern glass. Since then, The Corning Museum of Glass has been committed to introducing new art and design in glass by providing resources, training, and support for artists working in

Meet the Artist: Dante Marioni

Dante Marioni's sophisticated and boldly colored contemporary vessels are inspired by ancient Greek and Etruscan forms that reflect the rich history of classical Mediterranean pottery and bronzes. The son of studio glass pioneer Paul Marioni, Dante learned traditional Venetian glassblowing

Reinstallation of Evening Dress with Shawl by Karen LaMonte at The Corning Museum of Glass

Watch as the Registrar and a team of four reinstall Evening Dress with Shawl by Karen LaMonte in the Crossroads Gallery at The Corning Museum of Glass.

A Conversation Between Liza Lou, Contemporary Sculptor and Installation Artist and Tina Oldknow, Curator of Modern Glass

Tina Oldknow: I thought we would begin our conversation by discussing one sculpture in particular: Continuous Mile. How did the idea for this work come about? Liza Lou: Continuous Mile is a meditation on process. It’s a project that is spread across seven different townships in KwaZulu-Natal. The

Contemporary Glass (501)

501 A major development of the Studio Glass movement has been the use of glass for large-scale sculpture and installations. Since 1980, there has also been a dramatic increase in the size of objects and vessels made of glass. The Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family Gallery of Contemporary Glass demonstrates