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Toots Zynsky: ‘painting’ with glass threads
NEW YORK — American glass artist Toots Zynsky (b. 1951-) is celebrated for her fused glass works, which ripple with muted colors that seem to come from nature itself and boast the most vivid colors imaginable.
Protestors at Uffizi glue hands to glass protecting Botticelli’s ‘Spring’
ROME (AP) – On July 22, Italian environmental activists glued their hands to the glass protecting Sandro Botticelli’s painting Spring in the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, police said. The museum said thanks to the glass, which was installed as a precaution several years ago, the masterpiece was unharmed.
Single-owner collection of Moser glass sparkles at Neue Auctions, July 30
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – The outstanding single-owner collection of diversified Moser glass from Carol and Leslie Gould will be sold online, without reserves, by Neue Auctions on Saturday, July 30, starting at 10 am Eastern time. The collection spans Moser output from the late 19th to the early 20th century. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be […]
Man in wig throws cake at glass protecting Mona Lisa
PARIS (AP) – A man seemingly disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum and shouted at people to think of planet Earth. The Paris prosecutor’s office said May 30 that the 36-year-old man was detained following the May 29 […]