Before 1962, glassworking existed almost exclusively in the hands of scientists, engineers, and manufacturers. Some glass art was created in the 1940s and 1950s, but generally, the only place to find a furnace hot enough to manipulate glass was in a factory setting.
Patti Smith is an iconic New York triple threat. Called the “Godmother of Punk,” her rock career is legendary, beginning with Horses in 1975 and still going strong with the release of her 11th studio album, Banga, this month.
When film director/producer/author Paul Kyriazi published his course, How to Live the James Bond Lifestyle, in the late ‘90s, he didn’t predict that copies of the book would one day command bids of more than $1000 on eBay.