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Italian and American Glass Art | Philadelphia Museum of Art

Italian and American Glass Art | Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Tradition Reinvented: Italian and American Glass Art exhibit currently at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit features the glass art work from Dante Marioni, Lino Tagliapietra, and others. All of the featured contemporary glass artists have been influenced by traditional Italian glassmaking techniques. I have admired for many years, the hand blown glass artwork created by Italian glass master, Lino Tagliapietra. To see his large scale vessels in person is impressive! His glass sculptures titled, Balbao and Dinosaur, really caught my eye. The dramatic lighting highlighted the colorful forms...
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Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale

Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale
  Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale from our hand blown glass vase and sculptural collection series. Select Art Glass now on sale until 6/1/15. Bernard Katz has created a diverse collection of hand blown glass art for over 25 years. Inspired by natural elements found with nature, Bernard Katz’s artwork ranges from the Tree Vase Series to our newer series of  Contemporary One of Kind Glass Sculpture. Works of art by Bernard Katz can be found within luxury hotels, private collections and museums worldwide. Many sale works of art are limited edition or one-of-a-kind art glass sculpture by Bernard...
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Art Glass | Architectural Digest Home Design 2015

Art Glass | Architectural Digest Home Design 2015
Art Glass at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show was inspirational this year. This is my second year visiting the show in New York City at Pier 94. Most of my time was spent within the Made Section of the show, visiting with several glass artists. My personal favorites from the show, demonstrate uniqueness in color and design.   1. Jaime Harris Studios: Amazing technique that is shown  within his Encalmo Orb Vessels. “The Incalmo vessels series represents an ever-changing examination of color contrast within a more sculptural format. This work is as tied to American Modernist painting as...
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Decorative Hand Blown Glass Pendant Lighting

Decorative Hand Blown Glass Pendant Lighting
The decorative hand blown glass pendant lighting detailed by Gartner Blade Glass Design is so beautiful! Each pendant is custom made with colors that compliment your interior residential or commercial project. The latest project included several hand blown glass pendants from the Strata Series. We are happy to have images to share from the Phipps Conservatory Cafe in Pittsburgh...
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Social Media for Small Business Saturday

Social Media for Small Business Saturday
American Express recently featured Bernard Katz Glass on their small business blog. The article focuses on our approach for social media for our glass art business for Small Business Saturday. Social media has allowed us to connect to people in more open and creative ways. Katie Katz says, “Before we did more selling to art galleries and didn’t meet the customers beforehand. But now with our online presence things have changed.” Honest, thoughtful customer engagement is the key for us. Taking the time to really help customers is something that can’t be overstated. “People...
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Top 4 Glass Sculpture

Top 4 Glass Sculpture
Top 4 glass sculpture are my chosen picks for the best in organic forms. The chosen artists have similar inspiration found within natural forms. Their varied interpretations in glass are rather exciting to find! I have found them to be a source of inspiration in the contemporary glass world. Benjamin Cobb “ I have always been intrigued by science; this is where I pull my interest and inspiration. Natural forms, biology, and botany, from cellular forms to shapes and proportions of people; all of these things inspire what I make. I focus on creating unique objects that are abstract, modern...
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