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Winter Events at the Stained Glass Centre, York

Book Sale: Friday, 29 January 2016, 10am – 3pm Those who are not free over the weekend will have a chance to snaffle some brilliant books on stained glass, art, architecture and history from the collections of Peter Gibson and … Continue reading

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Awards from the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass

The aim of all the Glaziers’ Company’s awards is to raise the standards of work within the craft, particularly in the UK, by offering additional learning experiences to enhance the skills of potential workers. Work Placement Awards 2016–17 For the … Continue reading

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Discoveries and Puzzles at Thorney Abbey Church

Tantalizing discoveries about the provenance of six panels German glass of c.1450 installed in the easternmost north and south nave windows of Thorney Abbey Church (Cambridgeshire), dedicated to St Mary and St Botolph, have been made after the glass was … Continue reading

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CVMA (GB) Picture Archive: Essex Update

Christopher Parkinson reports. A very large second batch of images of stained glass from Essex has recently been uploaded to the CVMA Picture Archive, covering the glazing of forty-four churches I visited during 2014. Apart from the medieval glass, all … Continue reading

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Successful Harlaxton Symposium

July’s 2015 Harlaxton Medieval Symposium contained much of interest to stained-glass historians. Apart from papers by Professor Richard Marks, Sarah Brown and Nicholas Rogers specifically about aspects of pre-Reformation glazing schemes (see Vidimus 92), other speakers at the event also … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity at Lincoln

Lincoln Cathedral Works Department is seeking to appoint an additional member of staff who is skilled in working on historical and architectural stained glass. The glazing department is a small team dedicated to the care and maintenance of the large … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist (1)

The Daniel Katz Gallery in London is currently selling a portrait of Einar Forseth (1892–1988) [fig. 1], the Swedish stained-glass artist responsible for some of the most striking modernist windows in Coventry Cathedral [fig. 2]. The portrait is by Axel … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Exhibition at Girona Art Museum

An exhibition of fourteenth-century stained glass opened last month at Girona Art Museum and will run until 22 May 2016. The exhibition features eleven fourteenth-century panels belonging to Girona Cathedral, which were made by two different masters: El Mestre del … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist (2)

A fascinating article about the life and work of the stained-glass artist and author Hugh Arnold (1872–1915) appears in the recently published 2015 Journal of the British Society of Master Glass Painters. Written by Peter Cormack, one of the leading … Continue reading

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The Society of Glass Technology Centenary

 The Society of Glass Technology celebrates its centenary in 2016, and is planning a conference that will be a significant opportunity to review the state of glass in its widest manifestations – from the theoretical challenges of understanding the glassy … Continue reading

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