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Breaking Glass and Gloomy Skies Inspire This Artist

May 31, 2020 - The New York Times

The Japanese glass virtuoso Rui Sasaki’s great subject is the weather.

This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about crossing the borders of space, time and media.

Artists and designers who work with ceramics and glass might be thought of as delicate types. After all, they specialize in works that can easily break.

But the converse tends to be true. It requires steady-handed bravery to blow glass or fire up a kiln, given the melting, explosions and ...