Asahi Lumina with Bronze and Mirrorized Disk

Title: 
Asahi Lumina with Bronze and Mirrorized Disk

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Asahi Lumina with Bronze and Mirrorized Disk
Accession Number: 
2007.4.187
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm, W: 15.6 cm, D: 11.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991-1993
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
A widely respected artist and studio glass pioneer, Patti has devoted much of his career to researching special glasses and hot-forming techniques. He began working with glass during the early years of the Studio Glass movement, but he chose to explore industrial sheet glass as the material for his art rather than glassblowing. Over the last 35 years, Patti has used glass to build and define architectonic spaces that transform surface, light and color, fusing layers of glass with bubbles and other spatial elements into unique works. Although his sculptures are small, the strength of the forcefully compressed layers of glass makes them appear monumental.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Patti, Tom ((American, b. 1943)), Former Collection
1994
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Patti 1993
signature
Engraved on bottom edge near base script
Primary Description: 
Heat-formed glass, ground, polished.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 244, pl. 150; BIB# 109983