Disk

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Disk
Accession Number: 
82.3.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.5 cm, W: 32 cm, D: 12.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1966
made in 1974
Web Description: 
Vaclav Cigler uses glass to create space. Throughout his career, he has investigated and artistically defined the mechanics of transparency and reflection. His sculptures are not meant to be displayed in neutral contexts, but to absorb, reflect, and interpret the world around them. They are designed to come alive in interaction with their environments.
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Source
1982-03-18
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Disk"; colorless optical lead glass; cast, ground, polished.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
Czechoslovakian Glass 1350-1980
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1981-05-02 through 1981-11-01
Six centuries of objects from five Czechoslovakian museums and more than 20 contemporary Czech glass artists. From the geographic region of Czechoslovakia known as Bohemia, came (and continues to come) a dazzling sequence of decorative designs and techniques for the embellishment of glass. The history of the Czechoslovakian artist is not simply a catalog of applied decorative techniques, but a sequential array of innovations and improvements that have often set the standard for the rest of the world.
 
Contemporary Glass Sculptures and Panels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2008) illustrated, p. 47, 54-55 (fig. 97, plate 3); BIB# 107478
Czechoslovakian Glass: 1350-1980 (1981-08) illustrated, pp. 44-51; illus p.45;
Czechoslovakian Glass: 1350-1980 (Exhibition) (1981) illustrated, pp. 113, 160, #109; BIB# 30316