Figure-Eight Form R182

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Figure-Eight Form R182
Accession Number: 
2006.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 33 cm, W: 50.5 cm, D: 4.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1986
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
A pioneer in the development of kiln casting, Reid makes unique sculptures that appear precious and ancient, evoking natural phenomena such as geological formations. He says: “If I were to identify a single thread that runs through my work, it would be the influence of nature. That is the source to which I return for inspiration and fresh material.”
Provenance: 
Ruth T. Summers Inc., Former Collection
1994
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Colin Reid 1986 R182
signature
Primary Description: 
Kiln-cast lead glass (lost wax technique), ceramic stain colors, ground, sandblasted.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) p. 269, pl. 174; BIB# 109983
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass (2008-12) illustrated, July;