Cosmic Dream

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Cosmic Dream
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2007.3.87
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 87 cm, W: 77.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
For this sculpture, Maria Lugossy took industrial sheet glass, layered it, and glued it together before carving it with sandblasting and stoneworking tools. Her works have an air of antiquity, and although they are abstract, they recall the mineral formations, such as crystals and geodes, that Lugossy was fond of collecting.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Birdyland T.G. International Art Agency, Former Collection
1993
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
LUGOSSY '91
signature
Engraved Along edge near side
Primary Description: 
Industrial sheet glass, laminated, sandblasted, cut. Circular black sculpture with a ground undulating edge and a circular green and smoky grey disk inserted at the top edge.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 205, pl. 109; BIB# 109983