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Carne Griffiths Art

Carne Griffiths Art and Workshop Experience

by Wahida Phillips, Boha Art Curator Carne Griffiths Art Carne’s art is incredibly expressive, colourful and undoubtedly, beautiful. His paintings convey a sense of awe and reverie and his style instantly recognisable. There is nothing quite like it out there! Unsurprisingly, Carne Griffiths’ contemporary art is highly sought after and sold all over the world.…

chihuly glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass

The photos I snapped on my phone do not do any justice to the art glass displays here. There were so many enticing rooms and the place was a hurley-burley of awe-struck visitors. We had our young children with us, who were keen to get back outside to the playground and so we did not…

Glass Architecture

Let There Be Light Glass has played a pivotal role in architecture since glassmakers left their forests for the walled European cities where they brought light into the cathedrals and palaces of early Medieval metropolises. Glass architecture was a long time coming and many innovations were needed before glass could come into its own. While…

Sustainable Art

Sustainable Art

What is sustainable art? What makes something ‘sustainable art’? Well it’s very hard to define as there are so many aspects and points of view – is it about using less energy? Lower carbon footprint or no toxic chemicals? Only using natural materials? Or is it about promoting awareness of ecology and alternatives to mass…

Pop Art Movement – An Over View

Pop Art movement – the beginning. The Pop Art movement surfaced during the 1950’s in both the United Kingdom and the United States. Dominating the art world it drew its inspiration from simple bold images of popular and mass culture. Imagery from sources of advertising , comic books, celebrities, animal and day to days objects…

Canadian Glass Artists

Canadian Glass Artists

Canadian glass artistry took off in the mid-seventies when glassmaking stepped away from the functional form and towards contemporary art. Today, Canadian glass artists’ work includes blown glass, fine art glass and glass art sculptures. Art Glass Pioneers Elena Lee A key figure, for Canadian glass artists, was Elena Lee and her gallery, ‘Galerie Elena…

Chihuly Glass Art

Dale Chihuly Glass Art – Iconic Contemporary Glass Artist

Dale Chihuly Glass Art is quite simply, breath-taking. His bold, flamboyant and incredibly intricate glass sculptures are globally revered and recognised.   Chihuly Glass Art is displayed in over 200 museums and other exhibitions. Dale has also won numerous awards recognising his work and his contribution to glass artistry and specifically to blown glass. How…

Art Glass Designers – Remigijus Kriukas

Art Glass Designers, Remigijus Kriukas ​”If we were to name one artist that is the most visible and most respected glass celebrity in Lithuania today, it would certainly be Remigijus Kriukas. The main reason is his great knowledge of what glass is capable of, its extraordinary and irreproducible qualities that distinguish it from other materials.”…

Art Glass Studios

Art Glass Studios – Fine Colourful Art Glass Handmade in the UK

Glass art has been used to beautify homes and other buildings for centuries from stained glass windows to sculptures as well as functional bowls and vases.  However, for a long time, glass art was viewed as the ‘poor cousin’ to paint sculpture and pottery. That is no longer the case, and the glass art business…

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