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Friday September 13, 2013 | by Andrew Page

Editor’s Letter

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"The New York Experimental Glass Workshop" doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. It's a multisyllabic mouthful that manages to capture in its wordiness a sense of defiant self-importance that, in 1977, possessed Richard Yelle, just out of graduate school, to launch a nonprofit art studio in the center of Manhattan. His hubris was the best thing to happen to glass since Pilchuck. In fact, it was the first year-round open-access facility of its kind in New York City, or any major metropolitan area in the U.S. Against all odds (and the best efforts of the utility company to

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