Corning Museum book reviews 25 years of contemporary glass

A new publication from the Corning Museum of Glass explores the past 25 years of contemporary glass.Tina Oldknow, the museum's curator of modern glass, has examined the 2,500 works in glass published during the first quarter-century of New Glass Review (1980 to 2004), and chosen 200 influential and memorable objects and installations to highlight in "25 Years of New Glass Review."The book, which was released in November, is organized in five sections that present an array of vessels, sculpture, flat/painted glass, installations/architectural glass, and design, according to the museum.New Glass Review, published by the museum, is an annual survey of glass in contemporary art, architecture, craft, and design created in the previous year by emerging and established artists, as well as students.

The museum said the works are chosen by a changing jury of curators, artists, designers, art dealers, and critics.

New Glass Review was founded in 1976 by Thomas S. Buechner of Corning as a way of finding out what international studio glass artists were making.

600450 Corning Museum book reviews 25 years of contemporary glass
Date: 20 January 2006

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