Brian Clarke: The Art of Light

Sep 17, 2020–Apr 25, 2021

An immersive exhibition of more than 100 works of stained glass, compositions in lead, and related drawings will showcase British artist Brian Clarke as one of the most important artists working in stained glass, at once a leader in new technology and a brilliant aesthetic innovator. Since the early 1970s, Clarke has collaborated with some of the world’s most prominent architects to create stained-glass designs and installations for hundreds of projects worldwide. The centerpiece of the exhibition will be more than twenty free-standing, glass screens. Animated by changing light and stained with exuberant, saturated colors, these dramatic works will transport audiences to the very frontier of what is possible in stained glass today.

Brian Clarke: The Art of Light is made possible by presenting sponsor DAVID YURMAN with major support from Klara and Larry Silverstein and Michele and Marty Cohen, and Simona and Jerry Chazen.

Exhibition film provided by the educational channel HENI Talks

A holiday favorite inspired by the exhibition.

A short film created by HENI Talks, a non-profit initiative dedicated to sharing insights about art history from authorities in the field, as part of a broader commitment to supporting art education and widening public access to art.

Brian Clarke and Paul Greenhalgh discuss how the artist has advanced the medium of stained glass.

250 full-color images. 

Fun activities for looking and learning.

Silk scarves and tote bags inspired by the exhibition.

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