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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.

Meet the 2018 Rakow Commission Artist Rui Sasaki | Behind the Glass Lecture
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Hear from Japanese artist and educator Rui Sasaki as she unveils for the first time her 2018 Rakow Commission installation. The Rakow Commission is awarded annually to up-and-coming and established artists whose work is not yet represented in the Museum’s collection. Deprived of sunshine in one of

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. Recently, he created a special glass formulation for his Palomar series of sculptures that pay homage to Corning Glass Works' famous 200-inch

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 Louis Comfort Tiffany. Conway will introduce Tiffany's work, highlighting the expansive range of artistic objects created during his