Cephaloproteus Riverhead (Four Hearts, Ten Brains, Blue Blood Drained through an Alembic)

Title: 
Cephaloproteus Riverhead (Four Hearts, Ten Brains, Blue Blood Drained through an Alembic)

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Cephaloproteus Riverhead (Four Hearts, Ten Brains, Blue Blood Drained through an Alembic)
Accession Number: 
2019.4.180
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 195 cm, W: 76 cm, D: 45.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
2019
Web Description: 
The drama in this piece is alluring. In this theater of nature, Yellin encapsulates the perilous interface between the natural world and the manmade one: the “great chain of being” is frozen in motion in an aquarium-like 3-D painting as it circulates through a body constructed of collaged images of skyscrapers. Here, we anticipate the continuing disaster of climate change, but it is out of our reach. -Susanne Jøker Johnsen
Series: 
Psychogeography
Provenance: 
Yellin, Dustin (American, b. 1975), Source
2019
to
2019-12-02
Color: 
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Cephaloproteus Riverhead (Four Hearts, Ten Brains, Blue Blood Drained through an Alembic)". Colorless glass, collage, acrylic paint with granite pedestal; cold-worked. (a) Tall colorless solid glass sculpture containing cut paper collage in the shape of a human form which comes with a custom-built granite pedestal (b) for display.
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".
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2018-05-12 through 2020-01-05
New Glass Now is an international survey of contemporary glass celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Museum’s flagship contemporary publication, New Glass Review. For 40 years, New Glass Review has served as an annual benchmark for contemporary glass, documenting the innovation, dexterity, and creativity of artists, designers, and architects working in this challenging material. New Glass Now also commemorates the 40th and 60th anniversaries, respectively, of two groundbreaking exhibitions in the Museum’s history: New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) and Glass 1959. These landmark exhibitions documented glass on a global scale and brought unprecedented critical and popular attention to the material, its makers, and designers. Just like New Glass Review and its precursor exhibitions, New Glass Now will be curated from an open call for submissions by the Museum’s curator of modern and contemporary glass and a panel of guest curators. Selected entries will be included in both New Glass Review 40 and the exhibition New Glass Now.
 
:embodied knowledge (2019) illustrated, pp. 148-149; BIB# 720425