Art Glass

Sweden has produced a lot of artistic glass, but there are also many glassblowers in the USA. In
June, 2014, we visited a glass studio in New York and an art glass gallery with  in Massachusetts.

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Hoogs and Crawford studio and gallery along State Route 295, Canaan, New York. (http://www.hoogsandcrawford.com)

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Glass balls outside the studio, very similar to what we have seen made by Elna Jolom in Sweden.

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The studio.

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One of the artists, Nathan Hoogs, can be seen in the doorway. Elizabeth Crawford is the other artist working at the studio.

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The Schantz Galleries in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is a leading contemporary glass gallery.

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The gallery has displays on two floors, here ground floor with the reception desk.

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The featured artist in June was Lino Tagliapietro. These are a few of his pieces. One of his works cost US$70,000.

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Artist Paul Stankard. The flowers and insects are made of individual glass pieces, then assembled and blown into clear glass forms.

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The work to produce a glass ball like this may explain the price of US$ 15,000.

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Ground floor.

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Glass art by Richard Jolley. The middle piece is Suspended in Dreams. US$ 18,000.

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Ground floor.

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Ground floor.

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Polished plate glass vase #32 by Sidney Hutter, US$ 30,000.

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Ground floor display. Hanging on the wall is Two Red Doves/ Amber Branches/ Blush Pomegranates by Richard Jolley, US$ 75,000.

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The upper floor.

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Upper floor.

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Upper floor. Plates in the foreground by Stephen Wolfe Powell.

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Artinst Dan Dailey. In the middle is Persuasian a unique sculpture from 2013. US$ 68,000. On the right Philidelphia

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Robin Grebe Standpoint 2012. US$ 28,000. One the right, a hanging sculpture by Dale Chihuly.

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Petr Hora, Patria and Sharon

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