Resilient Corrosion in Lavender

Title: 
Resilient Corrosion in Lavender

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Resilient Corrosion in Lavender
Accession Number: 
2006.4.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30 cm, W: 59 cm, D: 30 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Beginning as cell-like patterns and arcane notations jotted on paper, Michael Glancy’s objects slowly acquire form and texture that is shaped and revealed by cutting and sandblasting. The final step is the application of copper through an electroforming process in which the objects are attached to electrodes and placed in a chemical bath. Glancy’s pieces evolve from one another, and they are essentially organic. Even though the work is abstract, nature is always present.
Provenance: 
KAOS, Former Collection
1989
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Technique: 
Inscription: 
1989 RESILIENT CORROSION IN LAVENDER MICHAEL M. GLANCY
signature
2006.4.30 b
RESILIENT CORROSION IN LAVENDER *1989* Michael M. Glancy MMG
signature
2006.4.30 a
Primary Description: 
Industrial sheet glass, blown; copper.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Meet the Artist: Michael Glancy (2013) illustrated, p. 10, top right; BIB# AI94017
Infinite Obsessions (2011) illustrated, p. 110; BIB# 123028
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 136, pl. 55; BIB# 109983