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Monica Cook’s “Receiver,” from 2017, in her new solo show, “Above and Below” at UrbanGlass.Creditvia UrbanGlass; Blaine Davis

Press coverage from August 14, 2019 by Jillian Steinhauer for The New York Times - Link

New York Galleries: What to See Right Now

In Monica Cook’s world, and by extension her solo show “Above and Below,” everything is both beautiful and decrepit. Glass serpents gleam in the sculpture “Honeypot” (2019), but the treelike structure they guard appears weathered and aged.

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Press coverage from July 30, 2019 by Hannah Frishberg for New York Post - Link

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glassblowing hot?

“People stumble upon it one night when they’re binge-watching TV and they come take a class here,” Devin Mathis, executive director of Brooklyn’s UrbanGlass, tells The Post. “A lot of individuals say they Googled to see what was out there in New York after watching the show” and came upon the studio space, which offers educational programming and has a retail shop.

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Photography by Jason Schmidt

Press coverage from May 28, 2019 by Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest - Link

Glass Act

One of those ideas has finally sprung to life at UrbanGlass, the Brooklyn hot shop where Adelman has been working with glass artist Michiko Sakano to create an array of unique treasures.

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Press coverage from May 8, 2019 by Rachel Bashein for New York Magazine

3 New York Design Happenings to Check Out This Week

​UrbanGlass Gala and Auction ​Since UrbanGlass was founded in 1977, artists like Robert Rauschenberg and Kiki Smith have leaned on it to undertake ambitious projects in glass and reach new heights. The experimental glass workshop will hold its annual gala and auction on Thursday, May 16, at its studio in Brooklyn. This year's event honors artists Tauba Auerbach and Keith Sonnier, as well as gallerists Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman.

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