VFZ 1

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
VFZ 1
Accession Number: 
2018.4.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 182.9 cm, W: 243.8 cm, D: 243.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2017
Credit Line: 
Purchased in part with special funds provided by Corning Incorporated in honor of the opening of the Contemporary Art + Design Wing, March 2015
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "VFZ 1". Laminated UV glass, colored PET film, plastic interlay, silicon epoxy, carpet; assembled. This two-piece sculptural work consists of two nested box-like constructions of laminated glass. Each construction is assembled from four glass panels that connect at their edges to form a square. The panels consist of two sheets of glass laminated over a color PET film and a layer of plastic interlay. The interior panels are colored with Blush PET film and measure, 182.9 x 121.9 x 1.3cm. The exterior panels are Sea Salt colored and measure 182.9 x 243.8 x 1.3cm. The panels are assembled on site using silicone epoxy.
Provenance: 
Bell, Larry (American, b. 1939), Source
2017
to
2018-07-19
Technique: 
Venice Fog: Recent Investigations
Venue(s)
Hauser & Wirth Inc. 2018-01-19 through 2018-03-03
‘Venice Fog: Recent Investigations’ is an exhibition of new laminated glass works with colour combinations inspired by the marine fog which rolls into Venice CA, the location of Bell’s studio since the early 1960s. Large cubic glass works will showcase Bell’s interpretation of the luminosity created by the dispersion of water in the fog intermingling with the lights of Los Angeles’ desert plain. The structure presented is based on one Bell originally introduced in 1992 in an outdoor commission for the Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, and features a four-paneled structure within a larger version of itself.
Larry Bell. Venice Fog recent investigations (2018)BIB# 715371