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Everything you want to know about the world of Glass Art.

October 23, 2017

This French term gained a bit of notoriety after being the title of a Westworld episode--and aptly so. A Trompe L’oeil is a visual illusion in art designed to make a two dimensional painting appear three dimensional. Modern examples of this include the of virally share...

October 9, 2017

For example, let’s say you love red, but don’t want something overly bold and distracting...soften out the red pieces with beige tones like Golden Topaz to blend it into a more neutral room. The quality of glass, and color combination is everything.

April 18, 2016

Whether you’re an avid art lover with a private collection, you enjoy strolling through museums from time to time, or maybe you fall somewhere in between, an appreciation of fine art is a mind-expanding, beautiful experience. Glass art particularly exudes a sort of eth...

April 10, 2016

Artist of the Month: David Schwarz

As spring settles upon us with hopeful whispers of the coming summer, we bring to you an artist whose work is just as reflective and mystifying as the summer sun growing hotter every day. The luminescent glass sculptures of David Schwa...

March 23, 2016

Artist of the Month: John Burchetta

In honor of the blooming spring season we shed light on a favorite artist in our collection, whose blossom-like glass creations remind us of the season of new beginnings, bright colors, and dazzling nature. John Burchetta is a promine...

March 11, 2016

Believe it or not, glass art as we know it today is a fairly new technique, perfected over the years w

ith new methods and artistic experimentation. The great Marvin Lipofsky spearheaded the glass art movement as early as the 1960s when he was at the forefront of the st...

February 25, 2016

Artist of the Month: David Patchen

A glance at the glass work of renowned artist David Patchen is a glimpse into a delicate and incredibly intricate process that is both thoughtfully executed and marked with unplanned surprises. Patchen attributes his love of glass blow...

February 16, 2016

The art of glass blowing can be traced back to 5000 B.C. when glass workshops emerged from cooking fires on the beaches of Syria. Glass has been utilized in ways beyond our imagination over the centuries. While glass is used for too many products to count, from dishwar...

January 7, 2016

Artist of the Month: Jennifer McCurdy

With a name like GlassArt.net, you may be wondering why our first featured artist of the month is not one of the iconic glass blowing masters that we proudly showcase. Although the beauty of glass is our specialty, we appreciate all...

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