Red Lumina Spectral Starphire with Green

Title: 
Red Lumina Spectral Starphire with Green

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Red Lumina Spectral Starphire with Green
Accession Number: 
2007.4.188
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm, W: 15.5 cm, D: 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1994-1996
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
A widely respected artist and studio glass pioneer, Patti has devoted much of his career to researching special glasses and hot-forming techniques. He began working with glass during the early years of the Studio Glass movement, but he chose to explore industrial sheet glass as the material for his art rather than glassblowing. Over the last 35 years, Patti has used glass to build and define architectonic spaces that transform surface, light and color, fusing layers of glass with bubbles and other spatial elements into unique works. Although his sculptures are small, the strength of the forcefully compressed layers of glass makes them appear monumental.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Patti, Tom ((American, b. 1943)), Former Collection
1999
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Patti 1994-96
signature
Engraved on bottom edge of wall near base script
Primary Description: 
Heat-formed glass, ground, polished.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Venezia Aperto Vetro
Venue(s)
Ca'Pesaro Museum of Modern Art
Istituto Veneto di Scienze ed Arti (Palazzo Franchetti)
Museo Correr
Palazzo Ducale
 
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009-09) illustrated, p. 26;
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 245, pl. 151; BIB# 109983
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2007 (2008) illustrated, p. 12; BIB# AI90242
New Glass Review, 29 (2008) illustrated, p. 104;
The Gather (2008) illustrated, p. 7;