Twenty-five years ago this fall, Richard Yelle launched a tabloid art newspaper devoted to glass. It was an audacious move. Only a handful of art galleries dealt in the medium, and collectors were just discovering studio glass. The launch came at a time when the two-year-old New York Experimental Glass Workshop still had a policy of never answering the door without first opening a small window to check that it wasn't ConEd coming to shut off the glass.
Penland turns 75, Wheaton Village's new strategy, GAS conference round-up, glass pipe makers unite, SOFA Chicago preview.
Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg in Chicago, Czech glass in New York City, Jennifer Elek and Korean glass in Seattle, Turkish glass in Amsterdam.
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Through his dedication Rob van den Doel (1940-2004) raised the profile of glass in Europe.