Shot #10 / Dancing James

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Shot #10 / Dancing James
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Overall H: 39.4 cm, W: 40.2 cm, D: 16.7 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
Semmes is an installation and performance artist who works primarily with textiles, but she has recently included ceramic and glass in her projects. This is one of a series of glass vessels that have a strong tactile quality. The knobby glass is pulled and stretched into shape, almost draping and flowing like fabric. With these pieces, Semmes examines the concept of glass as a dynamic solid, as a material in which motion may be arrested.
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Source
Beverly Semmes 2006 SHOT #10
Engraved On underside of base. in script
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, hot-worked. Unique, slumping cylindrical, vessel-like shape with two handle-like attachments.
CA+D Reopening 2020
Corning Museum of Glass
2020 refresh of the Contemporary Art and Design galleries after the deinstallation of the 2019 temporary exhibition, "New Glass Now".
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Contemporary Glass Vessels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2015) illustrated, p. 25, 188-189 (fig. 35, plate 71); BIB# 149403
Recent Important Acquisitions (2007) illustrated, p. 121; BIB# AI75166