Tag Archives: Contemporary Glass

CHIHULY BASKETS: CELEBRATING FORTY YEARS

“Baskets was the first series that I did that really took advantage of the molten properties of the glassblowing process. Now, for the first time, I really felt I was breaking new ground with an ancient technique.” For many celebrated … Continue reading

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Master of Beauty | Lino Tagliapietra

Master of Beauty | Lino Tagliapietra To behold Lino Tagliapietra’s glass art is to perceive pure beauty, inspired by the magnificence of the artist’s surroundings, travels, and experiences. In his 1753 volume Analysis of Beauty, English painter and writer William Hogarth … Continue reading

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Memories and Dreams, the art of Bertil Vallien

Essay from the catalog, published for the exhibition, August 2017. Imagine a world where we experienced things from the inside out. Imagine if our first impression was of something’s essence, and it was only through closer looking that we distinguished … Continue reading

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Curating an Exhibition at the Morris Museum

“Although Lino embodies centuries of Venetian traditions in glass-making techniques, he also continually quests to bring new ideas and approaches to the medium”  –Jim Schantz, director of Schantz Galleries in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. “The boldness of his vision is why he’s so … Continue reading

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STANKARD RELEASES OUTSTANDING NEW BOOK—STUDIO CRAFT as CAREER

We are honored to represent and know Paul Stankard, and looking forward to three new pieces by him this arriving at the gallery this week! Until then, we are announcing his newest book, sure to be collected by artists and art collectors alike. … Continue reading

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LINO TAGLIAPIETRA | INSPIRATIONS

Lino Tagliapietra continues to share his experience as a technically masterful glass blower, teacher and artist who travels the world in search of inspiration for his work. This thirst for discovery mirrors one of his favorite explorers, Corto Maltese, a … Continue reading

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Seattle Tour Day Two | Martin Blank, Nancy Callan and John Kiley

We always like to tip off our group that Martin has a lot of energy, but no one can really understand the liveliness of Martin Blank until they experience him in person!  Working large, Martin believes in using every moment … Continue reading

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