10 glass artists you should know

From elegant minimalism to quirky fantasy worlds, the ancient medium of glass is continually reinventing itself.
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Detail Amber Cowa’s Rosaline swan triptych

Rene Lalique, Louis Tiffany, Dale Chihuly​ and the Murano factories of Venice are the big international names of glass art. In Australia, it’s a quintessential part of a Melbourne childhood to lie under Leonard French’s glass ceiling at the National Gallery of Victoria and important to acknowledge the pioneering work of Klaus Moje – both of whom died in the past year.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina