Issue 133 | Winter

Editor's Letter

by Andrew Page

 The value of hands-on material knowledge.


In Seattle, glass artists raise $130,000 for one of their own; after government funding cuts, the U.K.'s Contemporary Glass Society makes strides toward becoming self-sustaining; a Wisconsin art museum adjusts its name to signal a shift toward glass; sculptural glass in Grand Rapids, Michigan; an architecturally forward London building beams dangerously hot reflections; in memoriam: Jane Osborn-Smith (1952 - 2013)


David Schwarz at Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago; group exhibition at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah, Wisconsin; Anna Boothe and Nancy Cohen at Accola Griefen Gallery in New York City; Gene Koss at Arthur Roger Gallery in New Orleans; Dave Hardy at Regina Rex in New York City.

UrbanGlass News

A gala celebration for an October reopening


by Tim Tate

Glass Secessionism: A Construct for the Future


Boundaries of Space

by Andrew Page

A conversation with Kazushi Nakada

Flourishing on the Edge

by William Warmus

Narcissus Quagliata occupies the rich but underexplored intersection of painting and glass

The Poetry of the Thing

by Marshall Hyde

Jiri Harcuba (1926 - 2013) found expressive power in engraved glass.

To the Core

by Paul Stankard

Iwao Matsushima is dedicated to unraveling one of hteearliest glassmaking techniques, which he has updated and expanded in his own work

Beneath the Worked Surface

by Victoria Josslin

A new look at Australian glass art

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.