Artsy – The term “stained glass” may trigger thoughts of dark gothic churches and staid biblical imagery of the medieval era. But as these modern and contemporary artists prove, stained glass windows can provide a canvas for geometric abstraction and explorations of light and color—even a platform for social commentary. The nine artists below, from Gerhard Richter to Kehinde Wiley, combine modern themes with an ancient medium to create work that is often striking and always luminous. – read more 

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