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Overall H: 38 cm, Diam: 37.6 cm
On Display
about 1966-1971
Web Description: 
Václav Cigler uses glass to create space. Throughout his career, he has investigated and artistically defined the mechanics of transparency and reflection. His sculptures are not meant to be displayed in neutral contexts, but to absorb, reflect, and interpret the world around them. They are designed to come alive in interaction with their environments.
Art Centrum, Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless with pale yellow tint lead optical glass; cast, ground, polished. Thick solid disk that sits on edge; one side of disc with large concave circular lens positioned off-center, other side with smaller concave lens placed almost at center of disk, smaller lens overlapped by larger and occupies approximately one quadrant of the larger lens; all surfaces are polished; unsigned.
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
Czech Sculpture from the Permanent Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-03-03 through 1996-09-03
Contemporary Glass Sculptures and Panels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2008) illustrated, p. 15, 52-53 (fig. 19, plate 2); BIB# 107478