Judith Schaechter’s Incredible Layered Stained Glass Art

judith schaecter stained glass art

When most people think about stained glass, the Romanesque and Gothic narrative panels in churches and synagogues are usually what comes to mind. Artists and architects have since explored the media, processes and techniques and pushed it far beyond Biblical themes. One of the most impressive living contemporary stained glass artists is Judith Schaechter, whose most recent exhibition, Path To Paradise, features over 40 pieces of her extraordinary work. Read more

Victor Solomon’s Literally Balling

Victor Solomon’s series “Literally Balling” capitalizes on the level of cultural dominance achieved by the sport of basketball and its stars. By recreating basketball hoops and backboards with appropriated luxury materials he satirizes the religious devotion to the sport while simultaneously commenting on the fragility of luxury. Read more

A Giant Glowing Glass Amoeba Floating In The Forest

Thomas Medicus Amoeba

When was the last time you came across an illuminated floating glass amoeba in the middle of the woods? I’m guessing never, that is, until now. Amoeba, a stained glass sculpture by Thomas Medicus, is a highly detailed piece, lit by LED lights within its frame and suspended amidst a forest of trees at night. The result is simply magical. Read more

X-Ray and Anatomical Stained Glass Windows by Wim Delvoye

Stained Glass Windows by Wim Delvoye

In his ongoing series of Gothic works, initiated in 1999, Belgian artist Wim Delvoye, about whose tattooed pigs I have blogged about in the past, created some very unusual stained-glass windows and sculptural works made of steel, lead, glass and actual x-rays. Read more

Cold Cut Animals, Soft Body Parts & Stained Glass Perfume by Sarah Illenberger

artist sarah illenberger

Sarah Illenberger is a multi-talented imaginative artist based in Germany whose editorial work is unusual, infused with humor and impressive in its variety. She has such a large body of work that it was hard to choose my favorites, but the following three examples of her editorial artwork do a nice job of showing her range of materials and subject matter. Read more