Amber Lily Perfume bottle

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A short explanation of Contemporary Glass:
Contemporary Glass is glass both designed and made in very recent years and still being made (unless the artist has recently died). It is also the name used for Studio Glass, that is glass made by the master glass artist him or herself, usually in a small studio workshop.

The studio glass movement began in the late 1950's, with artists in France, Czechoslovakia, and the USA starting to make their own glass pieces rather than designers making designs for factory production. The Corning Glass Museum's first international glass exhibition, "Glass 59", had nine glass factories exhibiting, whereas in their "New Glass" exhibition in 1979 there was only one (Pilgrim Glass), and attention had switched entirely to glass as an art form created by individual artists rather than a factory product.

Over the past three decades there have been dramatic developments in glass design and the innovative and creative techniques needed to form these designs.

If you collect Contemporary glass, keep an eye on what's being offered on ebay. Click Contemporary Art glass

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Here are some books on Contemporary glass that we think are interesting.
We have included some recent books as well as old classics that are still popular.
Click on any book cover or title to read more about that book.

Coburg Prize 2022 Aureliano Toso Glass 2016 Alison Berger's glass 2016 Glass Art 112 Artists 2016 Chihuly: 1997-Present (2014) Colin Reid Sculpture 2013 Spark the Creative Flame 2013 50 Distinguished Artists 2012 Voices of Contemporary Glass 2009 Seguso glass book 2014 Colin Reid Sculpture 2013 Spark the Creative Flame 2013 Studio Glass 2012 50 Distinguished Artists 2012 Masters of Blown Glass 2010 Pioneers of Glass 2009 Voices of Contemporary Glass 2009 Contemporry Glass 2008 Lino Tagliapietra 2008 Dan Dailey Glass 2007 Contemporary International Glass 2004 Tom Patti Glass 2005 American Studio Glass 2004 Fire and Form 2003 Steuben glass book 2003 Contemporary Glass: Color, Light & Form Glass Art from Urbanglass Chihuly glass book glass art book Marquis glass book Josh Simpson book 2001 Internationalartglassbook 2004 Clearly Inspired 1999 Masters of Contemporary Glass 1997 Glass World Survey 1989 Contemporary Studio Glass 1982

Market Intelligence Page is a page you can use in several interesting ways, so we hope you will explore and enjoy it.

1: Collectors Search - have a look at the kind of glass you sometimes buy, either because you are a collectors or a dealer. Its always interesting to see what others are selling and you might find that piece you have been looking for, or maybe come across a real bargain.

2: Market Intelligence The items and prices asked in on-line auctions give you an overview of the market. What items are selling well, and for what prices? You can identify trends, learn how the best sellers present their items for sale, and recognise the kinds of items that are in scarce supply or good value.

3: Relax and enjoy Another way to use this page is to imagine it is your personal studio of beautiful glass, where you can wander and admire some amazing creations. And every time you visit there may be new things you have not seen. These are my personal favourites, way beyond my means but I can still dream: Galle, Tiffany Favrile, Thomas Webb, Paul Stankard, Victor Trabucco, Galle, Venini.

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