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2010-05-19 13:26:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring LIULI, the Shanghai based glass art company specializing in pate-de-verre methods of glass sculpting, celebrates its continued growth in the United States with the two year anniversary of LIULI Gallery San Francisco. Since the gallery's opening in 2008, LIULI has opened two additional retail locations in New York and Los Angeles, and the collections have been received with enthusiasm by U.S. audiences. Founded by notable artist and former...


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