Prism in the Spheric Space

Title: 
Prism in the Spheric Space

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Prism in the Spheric Space
Accession Number: 
78.3.53
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.3 cm, Diam (max): 30.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1978
Web Description: 
Prism in the Spheric Space exploits the illusionistic qualities of glass. The sculpture is formed of two half-spheres cut to accommodate a rectangular prism in the middle. The refraction causes the end of the prism to appear as if it flares out, like a comet’s tail.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Source
1978-12-07
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green glass; mold-melted, cut, ground, polished, assembled
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-05-16 through 2002-10-21
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 2003-02-28 through 2003-09-28
Corning Incorporated Gallery
 
Professor Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova: Pioneers of Contemporary Glass Art (2009-06) illustrated, p. 9;
Stanislav Libensky, Jaroslava Brychtova: A 40-Year Collaboration in Glass (1994) illustrated, pp. 136, 204 top left; BIB# 35694
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 132, #131; BIB# 35679