Issue 127 | Summer


Chinese artist Hu Bing's' broken bottle installation transfixes at Flat Iron Building gallery; In Memoriam: Jeff Goodman (1961-2012); Pratt Fine Arts Center names Steven Galatro executive director; Judith Schaechter's stained glass finds an unusual home in a former prison in Philadelphia; Susan Warner takes the reins at the Museum of Glass after departure of Tim Close; Uranium glass chandeliers mark anniversary of Jan's nuclear disaster.

UrbanGlass News

"35 for 35" fundraising auction celebrates UrbanGlass's 35th anniversary; the 2012 Windgate Visitng Artist Fellows.


by Lilly Wei

Dale Chihuly's Wonderland


50 at 50

by Annie Buckley, William Ganis, Victoria Josslin, Tina Oldknow, Andrew Page, Jutta-Annette Page, William Warmus, Lilly Wei, and James Yood

Critics and curators pick the artists from the first 50 years of glass art most relevant for the next 50 years.

Birth of the Studio Glass Movement (1962 - 1964)

by Joan Falconer Byrd

An excerpt from Chapter 3 of the recently published biography Harvey K. Littleton: A Life in Glass (Skira/Rizzoli, $45).

Stairway to Heaven

by Stephen Paul Day

An appreciation of Erwin Eisch

Is it Over?

by William Warmus

The author of a 1995 article charting the "completion" of the Studio glass movement appraises the future of glass art.

Northern Lattitudes

by Christian Lewis

How the Studio Glass movement took a different route above the U.S. border.

Studio Glass ... Design?

by Tina Oldknow

By putting hot glass directly into the hands of designers through the GlassLab program, The Corning Museum of Glass is sparking a revolution in glass-object making.

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.