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Thursday September 28, 2017 | by Angela Laurito

OPENING: In Berlin exhibition, Julius Weiland challenges boundaries in a new approach to glass

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Julius Weiland will be debuting his new work in an exhibition entitled “Decoration and Deformation.” Opening on October 1st at 3 PM, it will remain on view through December 22nd. The show’s location played a role in the creation of the art; it will be held in a former country house built by Mies van der Rohe. …

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Thursday September 21, 2017 | by Angela Laurito

Chrysler curator Diane Wright to move to Toledo Museum of Art as new curator of glass in November

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The Toledo Museum of Art​ in Toledo, Ohio, has announced that Diane Wright will be the 116-year-old institution's new curator of glass, and will take over the position in November. The museum features a 74,000-square-foot glass pavilion, which houses a working glass studio as well as galleries showcasing over 5,000 pieces. The previous curator of glass, Jutta Annette Page, held the position for 13 years before she departed recently to take the helm of the newly built Barry Art Museum in Virginia​. which is not far from Norfolk, Virginia, where the Chrysler is located. …

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Wednesday September 20, 2017 | by Angela Laurito

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Canadian art center offers awards for emerging ceramic and glass artists


The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery prides itself in the exclusivity of their gallery’s exhibits and the opportunities they provide for emerging artists. They seek to challenge the definitions of art while supporting not only Canadian but international artists as well, providing them with exposure, education, and experience. Perhaps the most notable opportunities offered on behalf of the gallery are two annual awards — the Award for Glass and the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, each of which include a $10,000 prize.…

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Glass: The UrbanGlass Quarterly, a glossy art magazine published four times a year by UrbanGlass has provided a critical context to the most important artwork being done in the medium of glass for more than 40 years.