28 Amazing Glass Pipes That Will Make You Appreciate The Art Of Pipe Making
Functionality does not mean that it is not art.
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“Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes” is a 2011 documentary directed by M. Slinger, professional glass blower and film maker, that shows insight into the world of glass pipe making and the stigmatization of an industry that is, although, dynamic and relevant, cannot break free of the negative cultural boundaries surrounding marijuana.
Many of the artists featured in “Degenerate Art” discussed the inabilities they experience to display and show case their art because of the cultural reference that glass pipes have to the use of marijuana. In addition to that, the glass pipe makers are stigmatized within their own community of the art world, and specifically, that of other glass artists. Pipe making is the black sheep of glass art and other artists show frustration with the pipe makers desire to only make functioning pipes out of glass, as opposed to other sculptures or features...
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