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.

Eric Goldschmidt: Museum Gaffer
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Eric Goldschmidt on being an artist: "To develop yourself as an artist you have to develop a relationship with yourself. It allows you to have confidence in how you develop your ideas in preparation to share them with the world." The Museum Gaffer Profiles series is a collection of

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Lucio Bubacco
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds the material. Most recently, he visited Murano, Italy, where he talked with artist Lucio Bubacco. The

Eric Meek and Eric Goldschmidt at 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest (January 2013)
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At 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest in January 2013, glassblower Eric Meek and flameworker Eric Goldschmidt collaborated to make an amphora with flameworked figures and grapes. See what they had to say about the experience.

2300º: Finger Lakes Finest (January 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. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest (January 17, 2013), including music by The Blind Spots,

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Livio Seguso
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds the material. Most recently, he visited Murano, Italy, where he talked with artist Livio Seguso.

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Dario Frare
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds the material. Most recently, he visited Murano, Italy, where he talked with artist Dario Frare.

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Igor Balbi
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds the material. Most recently, he visited Venice, Italy, where he talked with artist Igor Balbi.

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Simone Crestani
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds the material. On a 2014 visit to Murano, he watched flameworker Simone Crestani create a wine decanter

Travels of the Glass Pilgrim: Fratelli Toso
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Museum demonstration supervisor and glass artist Eric Goldschmidt travels the world to gain deeper insight into the art, craft, science, history, and future of glass and the culture that surrounds the material. On a 2014 visit to Murano, he spoke with Arnoldo and Caterina Toso about their family&