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Glass is an ancient medium with roots dating back over five thousand years. Long loved for its amorphousness and varying transparent qualities, glass has been a cornerstone of design used in architecture, objects, and on its own throughout human history.
After a brief summer hiatus, Pierre Marie Giraud stuns us yet again with Illumination, a beautiful solo show of Japanese glassmaker Ritsue Mishima. Mishima began her career as a stylist for various advertising firms, finally moving to Venice in the late 1980s to dedicate herself to working with glass.