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  1. Handle with care

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Holly Siu As an everyday item, glass is used for many things. To some, it is a bottle holding their soft drink, beer or wine; to others, it is fish tanks and windows. 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 ...

  2. Los Angeles

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... wall-mounted pieces feature blown glass, gold-painted bottles, dominoes, skull and crossbones motifs and small renderings of Jesus hanging from the cross. The works alternately amuse and astonish, ... Kavita Daswani What's going on around the globe The Glass: Material Matters exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art seems to want to make the point that, depending on how ...

  3. How to pour, roar and slam

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... Alan Warboys- Never fill your own glass; fill those of your companions. If women are present, they should do the pouring.- Hold the bottle with two hands when pouring.- An empty glass should be raised in the air before it is refilled.- Drinking is a social event- always clink your glass when saying cheers, or wi ha yo in Korean.- When clinking glasses, if someone is senior ...

  4. Expertadvice

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Q A friend showed me a lovely piece of Finnish glass she picked up a few years ago in Europe. Far from being strict, modern and minimalist in the style that we have come to expect from Scandinavian design - it had a very organic shape and was made in glowing, earthy colours. Is this a trademark of Finnish glass design? Where and how should I start collecting pieces in Hong Kong? WHAT ...

  5. Moulding glass into art

    Posted Jul 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... demonstrate a technique called lampwork. Glass fusing Glass can be made into all kinds of different forms. It can be fashioned into drinks bottles or moulded into plates. It can also be reused. Glass ... Compiled by Joyee Chan Glass is fascinating. Often it is colourless and brittle, yet in the right hands, it can take on an endless array of shapes in intricate, eye-pleasing designs. ...

  6. Expert Advice

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Sue Meyer is very well known and does cast glass. Liz Lacey studied with Reade, and does very accessible glass art such as vases and perfume bottles.' Lee Taub also recommends Martli ... such as a vase, bowl, teapot, spoon or perfume bottle,' she says. But just because you can use it doesn't mean it's not art. 'These are significant artists who have worked in galleries ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 thing that springs to mind when you think of Australia. Traditional Venetian work is better known, US technical and artistic innovations made glass sexy, and various European and Nordic nations ...

  9. vases

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Gloria Wong

    ... Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2537 2303. 3. Message Bottle vase, HK$785, from Addiction, 15 Gough Street, tel: 2581 2779. 4. 'Hotagai' glass vase, HK$320, from Exclusivites, 8 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2521 2383. 5. Ice-cut overlay vase, HK$600, from Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 2888. 6. Handblown glass mini vase, HK$680, from Artshop, shop 243, Prince's ...

  10. 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 ...




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