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Contemporary Glass: Research Techniques: Overview

Tips for researching contemporary glass artists, history, and works

Contemporary Glass Research Tips

We have highlighted a few studio and contemporary glass resources in this guide.

General Information about Finding Resources at the Rakow Library of The Corning Museum of Glass

Related LibGuides

The Rakow Library's Resource Guides (LibGuides) provide additional information about contemporary glassmaking techniques; for example, explore glassblowing, flameworking, kilnworking, beadmaking, coldworking, or view more specific guides for Venetian style glassblowing, color, and more.

Basic Vocabulary

Find Answers to Your Glass Questions

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