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Art Changes Those Who Experience It

Being a glassblower I have been continually challenged by the tension between ‘craft’ and ‘art’.  The implication is, quite often, that if you make objects which are merely decorative, difficult to create, individual, and / or useful, you are not an ‘Artist’. When I schlepped through Philosophy of Art many years ago I acquired many […]


Some Things Mystify Me, but That’s Okay.

I’ve decided to write a series about what glassblowing has taught me over the years.  I’m going to start with, basically, ‘dealing with failure.’  Because, if anything teaches you about how to fail with a smile and try again, it’s glassblowing. This is a reticello.  Well, my first version thereof. The first attempt at Reticello […]


Video About Industrial Indian Glasswork

Old glass video about industrial Indian glasswork;u=/watch?v=dPjDUXz0Fe8&amp;feature=share<p class="wp-crosspost-linkback"><a href="" title="Go to the original post." rel="bookmark">;u=/watch?v=dPjDUXz0Fe8&amp;feature=share</a> was originally published on <a href="">Dylan</a></p>