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  1. Magazines - Style - SECONDS

    Glass art is in the limelight again

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by JOSH SIMS

    ... are artists with a certain sensibility. But technology gives you more creative possibilities." Customers are embracing these too. Some see glass as the next art collectible- drawn to challenging ... glass has long been in the shadow of ceramics, and because glass' position at the crossroads of art and craft- because of its perceived functionality- has seen its artistic merit subject ...

  2. Clearly inspiring

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan Artists have worked with glass for hundreds of years. But there are only a few glass artists in Hong Kong, and Janice Yeung Yin-ling is one of them. Yeung's second solo exhibition, now on at Harbour City, features more than 20 glass art pieces. Yeung developed an interest in glass in 2000. She attended Architectural Glass courses in Singapore and glass blowing ...

  3. Glass of their own

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Australian artists have scratched out a niche in the international glass-art world, and as Andrew Sun finds, it makes for a hard-earned but happy medium GLASS ART MAY not be the first ... have carved out their own niche reputations. Yet Australia's thriving nationwide glass art community is gaining a reputation for its diversity and individuality, and this contemporary ...

  4. Look at life in all its fascinating detail

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... for 'view', 'extra', 'small'- suggests seeing things in close-up, says Yau, 37, a graduate of graphic design at the School of Visual Arts, New York, and currently a lecturer at the Hong Kong Chingying Institute of Visual Arts. More than 100 one-centimetre-squared photos taken by Yau are featured in this exhibition. In order to see these images clearly, viewers have ...

  5. Handle with care

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... But for glass artists, it is their means of expression. Although this exotic art form may be a new concept to some, glassmaking has a mesmerising and bountiful history. The origins of glassmaking can be traced back to 2500BC. The Romans dabbled in this art, creating beautiful glass decor and by 1500BC glass was being shaped into beads and vessels in Egypt and Mesopotamia. Around 30BC, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Peeping Toms' upskirt filming forces HK buildings to cover up glass walkways

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:27am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters The newly opened PMQ arts hub has been forced to install panels and opaque stickers on glass staircases and walls where women were being inadvertently exposed, amid ... more sophisticated and harder to spot. In response to concerns, the Central Library has placed opaque films on glass surfaces and the footbridge connecting to Victoria Park, according ...

  7. notes from the dorm

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Gavin Yeung

    ... structures built from glass, steel and redwood. This architectural style perfectly embodies the principles of openness and transparency that the university wants to project. It echoes the gleaming metropolis that is urban Vancouver, its beautiful shards of glass and steel reflected in the azure waters of False Creek and English Bay. Two of the university's most striking architectural ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: artist hRLck's Empire of Dirt shows his pirate instincts

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by Vanessa Yung

    ... of a spiral-themed graphic; the phrase "sick to death" appears on top when illuminated. All of his works look unexpectedly vivid when seen through a pair of 3D glasses, the result of a conscious effort to create layers that look as if they are intersecting with each other. The artist describes his own style as "tribal, primitive street art", and the title "Empire ...

  9. Glass magic

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Human, we are exposed to the magical world of glass. It has become a popular material for art creation in recent decades, and many art schools have introduced the study of glass sculpture. One ... Studio Glass, Hong Kong's first gallery dedicated to glass arts, you may be overwhelmed by the many colours and the extraordinary beauty of this seemingly ordinary material. Hart says ...

  10. The Exhibition

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Exhibition One Earth One Bird One Human An exhibition of glass sculpture to celebrate the opening of this new glass gallery. Colin Heaney and Noel Hart exhibit works made of free-blown glass, and Erika Mayer shows her cast crystal. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm. Gaffer Studio Glass, Unit 5A, 15/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1770. Ends Apr 16 ...




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