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Patrick Reyntiens: Catalogue of Stained Glass

A major study of the stained glass artist Patrick Reyntiens (OBE) has been published. Written by Libby Horner, an authority on the work of Reyntiens, the book fully catalogues, county by county, his ninety-eight major commissions, including his famous work … Continue reading

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BSMGP Events

Spring Conference The British Society of Master Glass Painters will hold its spring conference on 7–8 April 2014 at t Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, SE1 9DD. The conference, in association with The Worshipful Company of Glaziers, is … Continue reading

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Fifteenth-Century Altar Screen Restored in the Vale of Glamorgan

An intricate altar screen dating from the fifteenth century in St Cadoc’s at Llancarfan near Barry has been restored. The restoration of the screen marks the end of a four-year major conservation project, during which medieval wall-paintings of St George … Continue reading

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‘Tudor Monastery Farm’ Features Stained Glass

Vidimus readers may find a small segment of the BBC programme ‘Tudor Monastery Farm’ interesting, as historians and archaelogists explore Tudor techniques of lead and stained glass window production. The episode is available to watch online until Christmas.

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Bringing Back 16th-century Beauty at the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Brisbane

The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology holds a significant collection of medieval and Victorian stained-glass windows that are in desperate need of conservation. The museum, just north of Brisbane, is one of Australia’s foremost collectors of fine arts and … Continue reading

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Society of Glass Technology Conferences: Calls for Papers

The Society of Glass Technology has announced the conferences it will be holding in 2014 and is calling for papers.  The SGT Living Glass conference will be heading to Durham University and will also host Glassac14.  Attendees might want to … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Museum 2014 Annual Study Weekend

The Stained Glass Museum’s 2014 study weekend ‘Salisbury and Wiltshire’ will be on Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 April 2014. It will take place in the delightful county of Wiltshire, where the group will be based in Salisbury. Visits will … Continue reading

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New Window Designed by Artist Richard Wright Made and Installed by the York Glaziers Trust at Tate Britain

  York Glaziers Trust has completed the making and installation of a brand new window for Tate Britain, London, designed by Turner Prize winning artist Richard Wright. The window, situated in the Millbank foyer, uses only clear, hand-made glass and … Continue reading

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Tiffany Glass on Display in the USA

Historic Tiffany Windows on Display in Waco, Texas ‘In Company with Angels’, a unique exhibition of seven stained-glass Tiffany windows, has opened for a three-month period at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, Waco, Texas. It features 8ft-tall windows depicting … Continue reading

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Rare works by Albrecht Dürer on Display at the Courtauld Gallery

An exhibition entitled ‘The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure’ has opened at the Courtauld Gallery, London. One of the most important artists of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) produced many designs for stained glass. Previous Vidimus articles have highlighted … Continue reading

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