Black Spirit

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Black Spirit
Accession Number: 
87.3.6
Dimensions: 
Overall A) H: 27.5 cm, W: 18 cm; B) H: 27.5 cm, W: 18 cm; C) H: 64.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1986
Primary Description: 
Colorless sheet glass, sandblasted, etched, enameled, painted, engraved, and laminated; paper, wire. Rectangular box; laminated glass sculpture: long rectangular box with three-quarter of length comprised of 21 layers of sheet glass; remainder of length includes eight layers; panels are decorated with paint, enamels, colored pencil, pastel and paper cut-outs and have been etched, engraved and sandblasted; internal design consists of a multi-sectional cat with a human face; to the right a figure with human legs wearing high heeled shoes and exhibiting the head and torso of a bird; signed at upper right front corner: "/86 Zámecníková".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Former Collection
1987
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
The Past Ten Years of Contemporary Glass (1996) illustrated, p. 603, fig. 2; p. 612; BIB# AI48527
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) pp. 118-119, #48; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) p. 6;