Circular Object One

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Object Name: 
Circular Object One
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam (max): 134.6 cm, Th: 20.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Web Description: 
In Circular Object One, what is most important to Clayman is the sculpture’s economy of line, its absence of color, and the behavior of the light around it. He says: “By paring away almost everything, I am left with objects that exist in space in the simplest manner. While the forms themselves are of primary interest, the space surrounding the pieces and the space that the pieces surround carry equal weight.”
Clayman, Daniel (American, b. 1957), Source
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; frit cast into investment molds (Kiln-cast), ground, acid-washed, assembled. Large circular sculpture with two ring-shaped sides made of 25 flat sections each that have been cast, cut, ground and assembled. The acid wash creates a white glass that appears flat and is translucent. Custom mount attaches to floor and sits underneath sculpture to hold in place.
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 33) (2012) illustrated, p. 94, top; BIB# AI87132
The Gather (2011) illustrated, p. 7;
Contemporary Gallery Reinstalled (2011) illustrated, p. 7, top; BIB# AI88808
Recent Acquisitions (2009) illustrated, p. 12 (top); BIB# AI78620
New Glass Review, 26 (2005) illustrated, p. 12, #13; BIB# AI65740
Circular Object One (2004) illustrated BIB# 122023