Category Archives: News

Forthcoming Publication: Keith New: British Modernist in Stained Glass by Diana Coulter and Robert Smith

Keith New (1926-2012) was a pioneering British modernist stained glass artist in the 1950s and 1960s, yet this volume, by Diana Coulter and Robert Smith, is the first mono-graph devoted to his work. Divided into two parts, the first examines … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 116, News | Comments Off on Forthcoming Publication: Keith New: British Modernist in Stained Glass by Diana Coulter and Robert Smith

Musée de Cluny – Grand Palais, Paris Exhibition

The Musée de Cluny, in collaboration with Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, is cur-rently presenting, “Le Verre, un Moyen Âge inventif”: an exhibition to illustrate the growth and excellence of the medieval art. Recognising that, in the Middle Ages, glass … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 116, News | Comments Off on Musée de Cluny – Grand Palais, Paris Exhibition

Exhibition: Medieval York: Capital of the North at the Yorkshire Museum

From the fifth century onwards, for more than a thousand years, York ruled the North and rivalled any city as the capital of religion, royal power, commerce, art, conflict and wealth until the Tudor period. After a year in the … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 116, News | Comments Off on Exhibition: Medieval York: Capital of the North at the Yorkshire Museum

Westminster Abbey helps shine light on Stained Glass Myth

In the January 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, John Mauro, a researcher at Penn State University reports on his latest findings, inspired by a visit to Westminster Abbey, during which its surviving stained glass sparked … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 116, News | Comments Off on Westminster Abbey helps shine light on Stained Glass Myth

Seeing Past and Present in the Glazed Cloister of Park Abbey (1635-1644)

Monday 15 January 2018, 4.30pm Professor Ellen Shortell (Massachusetts College of Art and Design) The architecture of a monastic cloister offers a particular spatial arrangement for the display of images, whether in sculpture, painting, or stained glass. The closter space … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 116, News | Comments Off on Seeing Past and Present in the Glazed Cloister of Park Abbey (1635-1644)

Tate Liverpool Exhibition of John Piper (1903-1992)

Tate Liverpool’s Winter exhibition programme includes a new exploration of the work of John Piper: a formidable, multi-layered British artist, travel writer and photographer. A collection of 40 of his works covers Piper’s wide-ranging interests, inspirations and lasting legacy.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 115, News | Comments Off on Tate Liverpool Exhibition of John Piper (1903-1992)

Gloucester Council plans Stained Glass for Bus Station

Plans to install a £100,000 stained glass window in a new bus station in Gloucester have been approved.  A condition of the planning approval for the station was that it included a piece of public artwork. The window is scheduled … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 115, News | Comments Off on Gloucester Council plans Stained Glass for Bus Station

The Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2018: Suffolk

Thursday, 19th April – Sunday, 22nd April 2018 The Stained Glass Museum’s 2018 Study Weekend will take place in Suffolk, from lunchtime on Thursday 19th April to the morning of Sunday 22nd April 2018. Based in the historic market town … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 115, News | Comments Off on The Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2018: Suffolk

The Belfast Society Lecture

Wednesday, 7th February 2018, 6.30pm. Dr Nicola Gordon Bowe will present a lecture entitled, Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955), Belfast’s reclaimed treasure, “the finest stained glass artist of our time”? Dr Bowe  has published, lectured and broadcast widely on aspects of the … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 115, News | Comments Off on The Belfast Society Lecture

Lecture: Art of Light – Stained Glass in the City of London

Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 2.00-3.00pm Alexandra Epps, City of London Guide and Tate Guide, will give an illustrated talk about the post-war stained glass found within some of Sir Christopher Wren’s historic churches.  The stained glass was created by a … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 115, News | Comments Off on Lecture: Art of Light – Stained Glass in the City of London