The Art of Glass: Caroline Bacon

"The production of glass is akin to alchemy. For centuries it was a luxury item, and its production methods a mystery culminating in the Venetian glass trade. This course will chart the developments and extraordinary tales of glass and glassmaking from 3500BC to the present day. "

Tutor: Caroline Bacon

"Caroline Bacon obtained a degree in History of Art & Design in 1987. She has produced pop videos, worked in the costume department of the BBC, was a curator in the Indian department at the V&A specializing in modern painting, Curator of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, and was, until 2017, the manager of the REC. She has written a number of books and articles on art and design history, and has lectured and tutored widely. "