Nocturne 5

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Nocturne 5
Accession Number: 
2016.3.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 150 cm, W: 63.5 cm, D: 56 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
2015
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Nocturne 5". Dark blue glass appearing black; mold-melted using lost wax process, grit blasted, acid polished. Life-sized, standing female figure wrapped in drapery. Drapery extends from top right shoulder down across left arm, and from left waist over outstretched right arm and down across left hip. Below hip, drapery falls vertically into a pool at the feet. Glass is lighter and more transparent at the top, becoming dark and opaque at the base.
Provenance: 
LaMonte, Karen (American, b. 1967), Source
2015
to
2016-03-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
LaMonte 2015 1/3
signature
Engraved (a) on back near edge of base
Nocturnes Monumental Scultpures
Venue(s)
David Austin Art Projects, Inc. 2016-01-09 through 2016-02-16
A new body of work, 4 years in the making. Inspired by the beauty of night, Karen LaMonte calls these sculptures “Nocturnes”: dark, seductive, and sublime. They are absent of female forms – rising from penumbral garments as figurations of dusk.
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, pp. 58-59 (#39); BIB# AI103665
Recent Important Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, p. 112; BIB# 714426
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2016 (2016) illustrated, p. 8 (right); BIB# 714015
Recent Acquisitions: Nocturne 5 -- Karen LaMonte (2016) illustrated, p. 15 (right); BIB# AI101634