1. SACRED: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, born 1848-1933), Stained glass panel, Young Joseph, United States, Corona, Long Island, New York, Tiffany Studios, about 1900. Multi-colored, cut and leaded glass, 69 1/2 x 39 inches. Courtesy of Corning Museum of Glass.
2. SECULAR: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, born 1867-1959), Sample Window for the Susan Lawrence Dana House, Springfield, Illinois, c. 1904. Leaded glass, 46 ½ x 31 ½ inches. Courtesy of Greenville College.
3. HEAVY: Robbie Miller (Canadian-American, born 1955), Block, 2000. Kiln-cast lead crystal. Courtesy of the artist and William Traver Gallery, Seattle, photo by Russell Johnson.
4. LIGHT: Susan Plum (American, born 1944), Metamorphosis Series: Tejidos XIII, 1997. Flameworked glass. Collection of Anne Gould Hauberg, photo courtesy of Richard Nichol.
5. FLUID: Dale Chihuly (American, born 1941), Crystaline Clear Venetian with Clear Coil, 1991. Blown glass, 15 x 22 x 17 inches. Collection of Tacoma Art Museum, gift by exchange from Rod and Laverne Hagenbuch, Dr. and Mrs. Shaw, and the artist, photo by Chuck Taylor, courtesy of Chihuly Studio.
6. RIGID: Jaroslava Brychtová and Stanislav Libenský, (Czech, born 1924 and 1921-2002), Diagonal, 1989. Cast glass, 30 x 30 x 5 ½ inches. Courtesy of Heller Gallery, New York City, photo by Steven Barall.
7. BEAUTIFUL: Frederick Carder (designer, British, 1863–1963), Head of a Woman, Steuben Glass, about 1940. Cast pâte de verre glass. Collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, photo courtesy of The Corning Museum of Glass.
8. BRUTAL: Hank Murta Adams (American, born 1956), Platterhead, 1996. Cast glass and patinated copper. Collection of Tacoma Art Museum, gift of Rebecca and Alexander C. Stewart, photo by Richard Nicol.