“When we consider for a moment the alchemy that takes place when the most basic of elements – fire, water, and sand – come together, that is when craftsmanship is elevated to fine art.” – Vittorio Calabrese, director of the New York-based Magazzino Italian Art. Glass Act, Art + Auction Magazine, April 2017
Frank Talk: The Arts in the Twenty-first Century or Do the Hierarchies Still Exist?
SOFA Chicago – Saturday, November 5, 2016
9:30 to 10:30 am – Navy Pier Exposition Center – Room A
Much has been written declaring that today no borders exist between the arts. Practitioners can utilize whatever media they choose to realize their vision and can call themselves whatever they wish. However, with the art vs. craft debate over (or is it?), is there a new world order? Artist Michael Glancy, Susie Silbert, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, and Rosanne Somerson, President, Rhode Island School of Design, will discuss these questions in a panel moderated by Dr. Arne R. Flaten, Director, School of Art, Ball State University.
Presented by the School of Art and The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass, Ball State University in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO Special Exhibit Ball State University School of Art: Embracing the Past, Making the Future
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Saint Michael’s Church – 225 West 99th Street
New York, NY, USA
English Translation HERE
Glancy Glass at the Philadelphia International Airport