On his 87th birthday this year Lino Tagliapietra announced his retirement from active glass blowing. It has been an extraordinary 75-year career of craftsmanship where glass in his genius hands made way for many breathtaking designs. At Heller Gallery in NY the Journey exhibition showcases many of Tagliapietra’s brilliant works over the years. Featured image:… Continue reading A Genius In His Hands
Lino Tagliapietra – Master Moment exhibition at Heller Gallery, NY. Maestro Vetraio – Master Glassmaker, is the title Tagliapietra received at the age of 21, today he is regarded as one of the greatest glassblowers alive today. His pieces are exquisite and requires in person viewing to truly appreciate the marvelous details. Featured image: Aquilone,… Continue reading Master Moment
Tobias Møhl – Three Part Black Twill Collection, 2018 glass/illuminated presentation box. Heller Gallery, NY.
Get into the Holiday spirit at Bergdorf Goodman’s home floor.
New York Botanical Garden’s Chihuly glass exhibition throughout the grounds. Worth the trip not only to see the glass artwork but also the beautiful gardens.
Modern and contemporary lighting design from Orche, founded in 1996. Featured image: seed cloud lighting made from bronze and glass with LED lights
Union Square Holiday Market, New York City. Lots of small businesses selling there wares during the holiday season. Love the colors and patterns of the glass pieces in this booth.
Amber Cowan – Rouge Flambe, 2015. Flameworked American pressed glass/mixed media. Heller Gallery, New York.
American artist Josiah McElheny – Scandinavian Modernism Mirrored and Reflected Infinitely, 2005. Hand-blown mirrored glass objects, transparent and industrial mirror, chrome metal, wood, lighting. Brooklyn Museum, New York.
April Surgent – Sea Ice Study 4, 2015. Cameo engraved glass. Heller Gallery, New York.