Issue 134 | Spring

Editor's Letter

by Andrew Page

This issue is dedicated to the memory of Harvey Littleton, whose passing in December 2013 focused the glass world inward.

Hourglass

Two simultaneous exhibitions by Native American glass artist Joe Feddersen, who fuses the trandtional and contemporary into remarkable works in glass; pioneering art dealer Heller Galery reopens in Chelsea, New York City; Book Report: Paul Stankard's Spark the Creative Flame, Peter Korn's Why We Make Things and Why it Matters; Two glass installations in Brooklyn exploit the materials' sharp edges; Vermont museum showcases a new generation of glass artists; Chrysler Museum names Diane Wright curator of glass

Catalog

by Paulina Switniewska

The making of the Agnes Varis plaque at the Agnes Varis Art Center at UrbanGlass

Reviews

John Leighton at the Earl and Virginia Green Art Gallery at Biola Univeristy, La Mirada, Claifornia; Jaime Guerrero at the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana; The Burnt Asphalt Family at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, New York; group exhibition featuring former fellows at the Creative Glass Center of America at WheatonArts at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, New Jersey

UrbanGlass News

Annaul M.F.A exhibtion; Ben Wright named UrbanGlass education director

Reflection

by Annette-Rose Shapiro

In memoriam: Kanik Chung (1968 - 2013)

Features

Harvey Littleton (1922 - 2013)

by Kim Harty

Appraising the founder of Studio Glass through a new lens.

Infusion

by William Warmus

Carlo Scapra's designs redefined Venetian glass through modernist restraint, distilling the best of decorative traditions into a refined visual vocabulary.

The Nonfunctional Functional

by James Yood

Meditations on the glass vessel

Rooted in Questions

by Victoria Jossin

Flora C. Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick's multi-decade partnership has been an ongoing exploration of the botanical universe.

Education Exchange

Notes from the 2013 Robert M. Minkoff Foundation Academic Symposium at UrbanGlass

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