Glass Art Vs Art Glass

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Glass art and art glass are often used interchangeably although the two terms have a different meaning. The term glass art is reserved for large, one-of-the-kind artworks that are mainly or entirely made of glass. Examples include glass panels, glass installations and glass sculptures. Art glass, on the other hand refers to smaller artworks that may be made in edition of multiple (usually a limited number) identical pieces. They usually have a decorative purpose but may also have a practical value such as wedding gifts . Art glass can be found in both private collections and public areas. Glass art, on the other hand, is typically displayed in public places, banks, luxury hotels, celebrity fashion sets, fine restaurants, etc. and of course, art galleries and museums.

Examples of Glass Art

Examples of Art Glass