Issue 121 | Winter


The Chrysler Museum of Art joins Corning, Toledo, and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma as institutions with working hot shops; The Glass Eye looks at the steals available at secondary market auctions; has CERF+'s fundraising pitch kept up with its expanding mission?


Nancy Callan and Julia Ricketts at Traver Gallery, Tacoma; group exhibition at Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh; group exhibition at the Robert Lehman Gallery at UrbanGlass, Brooklyn.

UrbanGlass News

Curator Tina Oldknow and artist Matt Eskuche to be honored at the 2011 Fete de Verre gala; Anthony Farina joins the UrbanGlass board.


by James Yood

Janet Koplos and Bruce Metcalf put forward a canon of American Studio Craft, with (some) room for glass.


Into the Deep

by Martina Windels

In her 50-year career, Ann Wolff has explored increasing depths of expression in glass.

Critical Voice

Paul Hollister's New York Times reviews helped put an emerging movement on the map.

Aesthetic Precision

by Andrew Page

"Ted Muehling selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection" at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum traces 175 years of the Viennese firm's search for essential form in glass.

Gazing East

by Annie Buckley

John Leighton's works at the Los Angeles Municipal Gallery are more than an homage to Japanese aesthetics. They are a refined response worthy of the work that inspired them.

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.