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This exhibition explored the work of leading glass artists in Britain today.


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Over the last 50 years, Britain has had a significant impact on how glass is perceived as an art form. Both national and international artists have based themselves here, drawn to the teaching and world-renowned facilities the UK offers.

Presented in partnership with The National Centre for Craft & Design, this exhibition examines the diverse work of established and emerging glass artists working in Britain today.

Explore how they are embracing the medium of glass in new and exciting ways, pushing the boundaries of techniques and challenging the perception of glass as merely a material for creating functional objects.

Featuring a selection of fifteen works, Art of Glass reveals an inspirational snapshot of glass art today, made by fifteen innovative artists:

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This exhibition is supported by a Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Research Grant from Art Fund


Part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2018

Header image: Heike Brachlow, Implication, cast glass, 2017 © Heike Brachlow / Image Ester Segarra

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Glass Artists

The Art of Glass exhibition reveals an inspirational snapshot of glass art today, made by fifteen innovative artists.

Art of Glass on film

Preparing for the Art of Glass exhibition at National Museum of Scotland.
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6 Apr - 16 Sep 2018


National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh - Exhibition Gallery 2, Level 3

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