Global Entropy

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Global Entropy
Accession Number: 
2007.4.158
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23 cm, Diam (max): 19.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Beginning as cell-like patterns and arcane notations jotted on paper, Michael Glancy’s objects slowly acquire form and texture that is shaped and revealed by cutting and sandblasting. The final step is the application of copper through an electroforming process in which the objects are attached to electrodes and placed in a chemical bath. Glancy’s pieces evolve from one another, and they are essentially organic. Even though the work is abstract, nature is always present.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Former Collection
1989
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
M
monogram
Engraved underside of base script; "M" ends in a curl
MICHAEL M GLANCY 1989 GLOBAL ENTROPY
signature
underside of base
Primary Description: 
Blown glass, cut; copper.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 136, pl. 56; BIB# 109983