Issue 26 | Winter

A Clear View

by Karen S. Chambers

"Good art, regardless of the medium, attracts critical attention."


Letters from readers.

New Work in New Work

New works by Douglas Navarra, Jonathan Perlowsky, Frank Close, Mary Fussell, Concetta Mason, Steve Tobin, Victoria Rivers, Patrick Wadley, Jane Bruce, and Daniel Rothenfeld.

Joep Nicolas: Retreat in the Desert

by Claire Nicolas White

Discussion of the life of glass artist Joep Nicolas by his daughter.

Glass Happenings

by Evelyn Grampp

The happenings in the glass art world in 1986.


by Margaret Richardson, Karen S. Chambers, Evelyn Grampp, Sandra A. Milner, Saunthy Singh, Susan Napack, Shirley Morriss, Douglas Navarra, Sylvia Netzer.

Their World/Our World by Liz Quantock and Ronnie Wolf, Christopher Sproat's exhibition at Better Stoler Gallery, Stephen Dee Edwards' sculptures at Heller Gallery, New Stone Vessels by Curtiss Brock, Science Imitates Art by Taro Suzuki, The Mindscape Bowls by Steve Tobin, Paper Weights exhibition at Gallery Nilsson, Contemporary Paperweights exhibition at Jorice Art Glass, Glass Sculpture by Robert Willson, Glass Works exhibition at Mario Villa Gallery, Transformations in Sculpture: Four Decades of American and European Art exhibition at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.  


Post Historical: Threat or Seduction?

by William Warmus

Works of art becoming parts of history.

Toward A Stained Glass Aesthetic

by Robert Kehlmann

On the spirituality of stained glass.

Can We Pass Over the Revolution in Silence

by Michael Zdzislaw Karkulowski

"Glass is the future of painting, of sculpture, and one could even say, that the future of all art depends on glass."

Gallery Views: Critical and Commercial

by Ferdinand Hampson, Douglas Heller and Ruth Summers

Discussion of Habatat Galleries, Heller Gallery, and Kurland/Summers Gallery

Prescription for the Eye

by Paul Hollister

The evaluation of glass art with the eye.

An American and a European View of the Coburger Glaspreis

by Elly Sherman and Daniela Fritsch

On the exhibit of the Second Coburg Glass Prize for Modern Studio Glass in Europe.

Haystack: The Thrill of it All

by Karen S. Chambers

The classes held at Haystack's 1986 session.

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.