Triptych B

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Object Name: 
Triptych B
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Overall a) H: 52.5 cm, W: 55.0 cm, D: 19.8 cm; b) H: 46.7 cm, W: 59.5 cm, D: 22.0 cm; c) H: 50.5 cm, W: 61.0 cm, D: 22.5 cm
On Display
about 1993-1996
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Purchased with funds from The Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Betty Woodman (American, b. 1930) is a widely-recognized ceramist who made this trio of glass forms at CIRVA (Centre International de Récherche sur le Verre et les Arts Plastiques) in Marseilles, France. While she is best known for her functional ceramics, her recent vessels have become increasingly abstract. These glass vessels were blown with the assistance of Dutch artist Hanneke Fokkelman and American artists Suzanne Charbonnet and Jeff Zimmerman.
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, sandblasted, assembled. One of three large footed colorless vessels with large stylized, matte surface "handles"/protrusions; matte decoration on surface of vessel.
Contemporary Glass Vessels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2015) illustrated, p. 46, 138-139 (fig. 45, plate 46); BIB# 149403
Women working in glass (2003) illustrated, p. 182; BIB# 75742
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) pp. 210-211, #66; BIB# AI43981
An Eye For Glass (1998) illustrated, Section 12C; BIB# AI77557