It took over 37 hours to pull 1,900 miles of glass filament to create the garment, now on view at the Toledo Museum of Art.
How Venetian Glass Seduced American Artists a Century Ago
A lavishly illustrated, fascinating book explores the resurgence of Venetian glass and the ways it influenced American ideas about taste and beauty.
A Memorial to Crimes Against Women and Children in Ghostly Glass
Northern Irish artist Alison Lowry addresses the 200 years of crimes perpetrated by the Catholic Church in collaboration with the Irish state.
Discover Why the Pacific Northwest Is the Center of Glass Art at Refract: The Seattle Glass Experience
A new festival celebrating the region’s creative glassmakers opens October 17-20, 2019 and features 50+ artists and organizations.
A Floating Glass Art Studio’s Four-Month Journey Around New York State
The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge is traveling the New York waterways from Brooklyn to the Finger Lakes, offering free demonstrations of glassblowing.
Decoding a Tiffany Glassmaker’s Secret Notebook
The small leather-bound book was used by Tiffany Studios glassmaker Leslie Nash to record recipes, designs, and personal notes on glass chemistry.
Casting New York City’s Oldest Tree in Luminous Glass
Artist Rachel Owens made casts of the Alley Pond Giant, the oldest living thing in New York City, and fused them with a rainbow of glass shards.
Harvard’s Garden of Glass Flowers Blooms Again
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The historic collection of glass flowers at the Harvard Museum of Natural History recently reopened after its first comprehensive renovation.
Glimpsing the Evolution of Glass Lenses in Three Centuries of Microscopes
CORNING, NY — To closely inspect the evolution of the microscope, the Corning Museum of Glass is highlighting the lens-making behind the optical tool.
19th-Century Glass Models that Reflect Our Changing Ocean
CORNING, NY — The 19th-century glass models of marine invertebrates created by father-son duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka were intended to capture as accurately as possible the delicate bodies of underwater creatures.
Discovering the Secrets of Venetian Glass
The finest glassware of the Renaissance was made by artisans on the Murano island in Venice, and their techniques were intensely guarded.
Suspended Glass Sculptures Visualize Cities’ Population Booms
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It might seem like a leap, using gorgeous studio glass objects to convey potentially alarming data about population growth, but Norwood Viviano pulls the two together very persuasively.