New Cathedral

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Object Name: 
2-part Sculpture
Title: 
New Cathedral
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
88.3.16
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 17.7 cm, W: 27.7 cm; (b) H: 14.6 cm, W: 27.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1988
Primary Description: 
Gray/green plate glass; anodized sheets of plate glass; laminated, cut, ground, acid-polished. Two solid rectangular sections (large and small) relating to each other in "golden mean" proportions-placed 1/2" apart, long, thick side of smaller rectangle placed against short, thick end of larger; each section constructed of vertically laminated anodized plate glass cut in graduated triangles; sections have been ground to take a gradual pyramidal shape; smaller rectangle rises at a sharper angle and ends at a point one-third higher than the long rectangle apex; triangular ends of both sections are slightly angled apart from each other and have been polished smooth; top surface has been acid-polished to produce a semi-matte finish; inscribed on base edge: "Z. Bohus 1988".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Loeffler, Robert, Source
1988-05-16
Plastik sanatlarda cam malzemenin uygulanisi (2003) illustrated, p. 91, fig. 3.71; BIB# 120381
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, p. 117, #48; BIB# AI23357
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1988 (1989) p. 7;