Glass arts

Antique glass, glass arts, artists, glass art museums and organizations
A list of top websites

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Antique glass *

Glass Encyclopedia
Glass Encyclopedia: A guide to many types of antique and collectable glass, with galleries and information on manufacturers and designers.


Art deco glass *

Valerio Antiques Art Deco collection.

Rene Lalique glass, Art Deco and Art Nouveau glass specialists.

Lalique, Galle and Daum
Glass dealer exclusively featuring the works of the three great masters of french glass: Rene Lalique, Emile Galle & Daum.

Lalique Company, New York.

Art Glass Directory
An international directory of dealers.

Artists in glass *

Artists in glass.
A directory from the Open Directory Project.

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass
A not-for-profit organization whose mission is to further the development and appreciation of art made from glass.

International Guild of Glass Artists
The International Guild of Glass Artists, Inc. is an international non-profit association of artists, artisans and craftspeople who work with glass as a crafts and art medium.

Glass Artists.org
Glass Art Photo Gallery. Create your own online portfolio gallery to display
photos of your artwork.

Glass Artists’ Gallery

Stained Glass. Artists in Stained Glass. 
A members’ gallery.

Amsel, Galia. Galia Amsel, British glass artist.

Chihuly, Dale. Dale Chihuly
Official site of Dale Chihuly, American master glass artist

Dale Chihuly
Art museums displaying works by Dale Chihuly.

Art Nouveau and Art Deco glass *

Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau Glass section at the Weaton Village Museum

Cecil Higgins Gallery

Australian Association of Glass Arists


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Bomford Collection of Ancient Glass, Bristol, Britain.

British Society of Master Glass Painters

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Chihuly, Dale. Dale Chihuly, master glass artist.

Dale Chihuly glass pieces in art museums.

Contemporary art in glass *

Venice Projects.
Venice Projects promotes internationally recognized contemporary artists, providing them with the opportunity to express their creativity in the medium of glass.

Glasstress
Contemporary art in glass.

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Ist Glassman
This site contains the first ever automatic translator for the Victorian lozenge shaped design registration marks found on all English antique glass designs registered between 1842 and 1883. The site also includes sections on Vaseline Glass and Uranium Glass.

Fairs *

The London Glass Fair

The National Glass Fair
The National Glass Fair is Britain’s leading antique and collectable glass fair.

The Cambridge Glass Fair (UK).

International Festival of Glass (UK)

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Glasmuseum, Denmark. Contemporary art glass.

Glass art image gallery (from The Victoria and Albert Museum, London).

Glass Art Society, US. 
A professional organization promoting education and the appreciaion of glasss art.

Glass blowers *

Glass blowers. An international index of glass blowerss
ODP

Glass Blowing Studios
ODP

Glass Encyclopaedia. Glass terms.

Glass Museum Online
A glass encyclopedia, with brief descriptions of types, styles, glass history, antique glass and glass internet links.

Glass internet sites. An international directory (Open Directory Project).

Glass Painting
Information on glass painting techniques and materials.

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Hand sculptured glass, by E S Mc Closkey.

History of glass *

Association for the History of Glass (UK)

History of Glass
BritGlass


Wikipedia entry on glass.

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International Guild of Glass Artists, Inc.

J

Jamfactory Glass Studio, Australia.

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Lalique *

Lalique Company, New York.

RLalique
A worldwide gathering place for Rene Lalique enthusiasts and R Lalique collectors.

Musée Lalique
The European museum entirely about Lalique.

René Lalique, Wikipedia entry.

Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv.
Litvak fine glass art gallery is the world’s leading gallery for glass art and top glass artists.

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Moretti, Alessandro and Roberto.
A history of the Venetian glass made on the island of Murano by the Moretti brothers.

Murano glass (Venetian glass) *

Murano Glass
Fossilfly Imports, online shop for imported Murano Glass. Fine Murano glass jewelry and art glass, Murano vases, paperweights, tableware or any other types of Murano Glass.

Murano glass. Art of Venice: 
goblets, vases, sculptures, vessels, paperweights, glass jewellery, Venetian glass gifts.

Murano Glass Australia
The largest Murano Glass dealership in the world.

Murano Glass Gallery
Discover the world of Murano glass in the lagoon of Venice: the history of glass making in Murano, contemporary Murano glass artists, tips on how to recognize Murano glass and more.

Murano glass. The History of Murano Glass, by Michele Zampedri.

Venetian glass, Wikipedia entry.

Berengo Studio
Contemporary glass designs from venice.

Millefiori glass techniques.
Wikipedia entry.

Barovier & Toso
One of the oldest glass manufacturers in Murano.

Pauly

Museo del Vetro
The Glass Museum, venice.

Promovetro. Il portale del vetro in Murano.
A Murano glass promotion site with articles, guides and demonstrations.

The Corning Museum of Glass Murano glass collection.

ArtWeShop
ArtWeShop provides knowledge about Murano glass artists, glass techniques and new trends affecting glass art in Murano.

Millefiori Plaque, Venice, Giovanni Battista Franchini, 1846, Glass Museum of Murano, venice
Millefiori Plaque, Venice, Giovanni Battista Franchini, 1846, Glass Museum of Murano, Venice

Museums *

Corning Museum of Glass

MOG: Museum of Glass
Contemporary works in glass indoor and outdoor installations, sculptural work, blown works and more.

Glasmuseum, Denmark. Contemporary art glass.

Sandwich Glass Museum
Houses a collection of around 5000 glass pieces created by the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company from 1825 to 1888.

The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass
A collection of Tiffany lamps, windows, and flat and pressed glass, objects in the collection are made available for traveling exhibitions to museums and galleries around the country.

Ohio Glass Museum
Educational and artistic exhibits of industrial glass as well as pressed, blown and art glass. Also includes a FAQ of glass types and history.

British Museum: The Art of Glass
Selected glass objects from the British Museum collections.

Lino Tagliapietra in Retrospect: A Modern Renaissance in Italian Glass
A permanent online exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Murano Glass Forum

Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas, Madrid

Murano Glass Museum, Venice

Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Cologne, Germany.

Shanghai Museum of Glass

Toledo Museum Glass Pavilion

Turner Museum of Glass, Sheffield, U.K. 

V&A: Glass
Explore glass objects from the Middle East, Europe and the Western world.

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington

Niijima Contemporary Glass Art Museum. Japan.

Organizations *

Art Glass Association
Professional glass artists, studios, manufacturers, publishers, teachers.

Australian Glass Beadmaker’s Guild

Contemporary Glass Society

British Society of Master Glass Painters

International Guild of Glass Artists
The International Guild of Glass Artists, Inc. is an international non-profit association of artists, artisans and craftspeople who work with glass as a crafts and art medium.

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Painting on glass *

Painting on Glass by Andriy Khomyk
Folk and Modern Glass Art. A site is dedicated to painting on glass.

Glass Painting
Information on glass painting techniques and materials.

British Society of Master Glass Painters

Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, US.

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Ranamok Glass Prize for Australia and New Zealand.

Raos, Peter. Peter Raos, master glass artist from New Zealand.

Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Cologne, Germany

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Stained glass *

ArtLex entry on stained glass.

Churches

Stained Glass Photography
The stained glass of William Morris, Henry Holiday, Edward Burne-Jones, Charles Kempe, Louis Tiffany and others in churches throughout the world.

Gothic stained glass. 
The Windows of St. Etienne, Bourges, France.

Gothic cathedrals. 
A website directory from The Open Directory Project.

The Windows of St. Chapelle, Paris, France. 1243-48

History and techniques of stained glass. BBC

 

Open Directory Project web directory of stained glass.

Roccella, Carlo. Carlo Rocccella. 
Contemporary stained glass workshop. Architectural glass art.

StainedGlassers.com.
Information for anyone interested in how to make stained glass. Dedicated to bringing the very latest stained glass information.

Stained Glass News

Stained Glass Photography
Photographs of stained glass works from both sides of the Atlantic: William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, John La Farge and others.

Stained Glass Association of America

Stained Glass Quarterly

UK Stained Glass News Online

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Toledo Museum Glass Pavilion

Turner Museum of Glass, Sheffield, U.K. 
The Turner Museum of Glass is one of the UK’s most comprehensive collections of nineteenth and twentieth century glass.

V&A: Glass
Explore glass objects from the Middle East, Europe and the Western world.

Victorian and Edwardian Glass