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Pompeii

Scientists say heat from Mount Vesuvius turned a victim’s brain into glass

The black glassy material was found inside the skull of a 25-year-old caretaker of an imperial building in Herculaneum, who was probably asleep at the time of the eruption

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Corning Museum of Glass

Glass artist Deborah Czeresko wants to elevate the role of women in the field

Following her triumph in the Netflix show Blown Away, the artist has a two-week residency at The Corning Museum of Glass

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Venice Glass Week

Venice rallies to save its ancient glass-blowing industry from Chinese competition

Venice Glass Week is a city-wide collaboration between museums, commercial galleries and artisans of Murano

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Books

Stained glass, from a Romanesque nave to a Canadian airport

A comprehensive history, and catalogues for collections in the Metropolitan and the Victoria and Albert Museums

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Sotheby's

Decorative arts today: Where to find that coffee-filter ballgown

Contemporary applied crafts on show at Sotheby’s

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Beyond the Glass Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum

100 new contemporary objects on display

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Art fairs

Fifth annual artpalmbeach shows Florida as glass capital of the US

Collectors are buying for sun-drenched second homes

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Art fairs

High end sales as glassware proves a winner at fourth SOFA fair

SOFA fair report '01

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Art market

Diary of a US dealer: Douglas Heller. Crafting a market for contemporary glass

As the SOFA fair of contemporary decorative arts comes to New York, we talk to a leading dealer in the field

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What's on

What's on in London: Glass extravagance at Mallett's and Richard Green’s cabinet of Dutch delights

Also on show are Ewan Uglow’s precise drawings at Browse and Darby and the diverse talents of Underwood at the Redfern Gallery

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Art market

Twentieth-century design sales in the US... Tiffany glass continues to climb

Twentieth-century decorative arts sales confirm prize prices for iconic furnishinings

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Art market

Facture attracts: Sculpture, objects and functional art, Miami, 6 to 9 March.

Third biannual of strongly supported contemporary decorative arts

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Books

Facets of glassmaking

Two catalogues on the work of Powell and Sons of Whitefriars

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Things are looking up at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Superb new glass gallery opens 20 April

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Letters: V&A has 6,000 pieces of glass to install

Installation of new glass gallery postponed for a year

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Columns of glass at the V&A

New glass gallery to open early next year