Radius

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Radius
Accession Number: 
2003.4.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.2 cm, W: 29.6 cm, D: 15.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
2003
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Web Description: 
The use of optical-quality cast glass as a material for sculpture was highly developed in Czechoslovakia in the 1980s. Rosol is one of the younger generation of Czech artists who have chosen to continue exploring this material, focusing on its unique qualities of light, transparency, and illusion. This is the first work by Rosol to enter the Museum’s collection.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rosol, Martin (Czech, b. 1956), Former Collection
2003-07-23
Inscription: 
MARTIN ROSOL 1330
Signature
Engraved On back near bottom edge.
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Radius". Colorless and bright yellow glass; laminated, cold-worked; tinted adhesive. Circular shape sculpture with a split down the center that off-sets the circle so the two halves at the top do not meet squarely. One of the edges exposed by the center cut is bright yellow; the resulting reflections cause the entire sculpture to glow bright yellow.
The Studio at 20
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2016-05-26 through 2017-01-22
For 20 years, The Studio has been a starting point for emerging artists and an incubator for new work by established artists. The works on view in this exhibition are part of the Museum’s permanent collection and were created by artists who have taught or who have been artists in residence at The Studio. Additional pieces by this artistic community can be found in the Glass Collection Galleries, where they are identified by The Studio at 20 symbol. The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass is a community of artists who come together to learn, create, and teach. Since opening its doors in 1996, The Studio has welcomed more than 20,000 students, instructors, and resident artists from around the world. What sets this teaching institution apart from others are the unique combination of facilities, the talented and dedicated staff, the inspiration of the Museum’s rich historical glass collection, and the significant holdings and staff assistance in the Rakow Research Library. In addition to being an internationally renowned glass teaching facility, The Studio is a place where artists come to make their work. A residency program supports 10–12 artists per year. Artists are selected through an application process and live and work in Corning for one month, fully supported by the staff of The Studio. The Studio is open to the public, so please stop in during your visit to the Museum. Learn more about classes, special programs, artist residencies, and instructors at The Studio.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
 
Modern and contemporary art glass (2006) illustrated, slide 17; BIB# 130418