Issue 51 | Spring

Reviews

by Karen S. Chambers, Mary Douglas, Gloria Hickey, Peter Dormer, Ben Marks, Bonnie Miller, Matthew Kangas

Tom Farbanish, Irene Frolic, The Glass Show, 2nd International Directions in Glass, Judy Jensen, Robert Kehlmann, Judith La Scola, Densaburo Oku, Chris Tedesco. 

Features

Bruce Chao's Arc From Purity to the Uncanny

Art historian Donald Kuspit traces the progress of this sculptor's work from the late 1970s to the present. 

Fine Art and The Functional Object

Arthur Danto ennobles function by exploring how we have come to think of it as subordinate to artistic content. 

The Fertile Danger of Michèle Blondel

Vicky Clark examines the various rapturous states in this French artist's work. 

265 Years of Japanese Glass

Sophisticated glassmaking in Japan flowered in the Edo period, (1603-1868), as Yoriko Mizuta explains. 

In Context

Kosta Boda artist-designer Ulrica Hydman-Vallien depicts glass objects she cares about in paintings and poems made for Glass Magazine. 

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 35 years.