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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Axis
Accession Number: 
2005.3.63
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 62.2 cm, W: 25.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
2001
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barry Friedman Ltd., New York
Web Description: 
There’s no “right” way to look at Richard Meitner’s work. Instead he wants you to choose your own adventure. His surreal combinations evoking scientific instruments, fantastical creatures, and weird vegetation—many of which are concealed by a rusty patina—are designed to spark your imagination and inspire your curiosity.
Provenance: 
Barry Friedman Ltd., Source
2005-12-08
Inscription: 
R. Meitner 2001/E.D.
Inscription
on underside of "6"
Primary Description: 
Mold-blown soda-lime glass, enameled, rust patina and flameworked and blown borosilicate glass, enameled, rust patina. Two-part sculpture with an inverted conical shape base and a bulbous, pointed, sculptural shape that sits atop the base. a) base; b) sculpture body.
CA+D Reopening 2020
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
2020 refresh of the Contemporary Art and Design galleries after the deinstallation of the 2019 temporary exhibition, "New Glass Now".
Masters of Studio Glass: Richard Craig Meitner
Venue(s)
Museum of Glass 2010-07-17 through 2011-06-19
 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
Corning Museum of Glass: Exhibition Explores the Work of Richard Craig Meitner (2009-02) illustrated, p. 79;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2005 (2006) illustrated, p. 18; BIB# AI90241
Important New Acquisitions at The Corning Museum of Glass (2006) illustrated, p. 108; BIB# AI98540
Richard Meitner (2001) illustrated, pl. 81; BIB# 70404