A decorative sphere acts as a vase, sitting on a multi-coloured, cast glass base.
These glass ‘puddles’ tell the story of a liquid solidifying into choreographed, organic shapes. The colours overlap and intermix due to the translucent nature of the material, demonstrating the pouring process and emphasizing the optic qualities of glass. The sphere and the base create a scene, a snapshot of something as it is forming. This captures the moment when glass transitions from an epic, violent gushing liquid to a tamed yet inherently fragile shape.
Created at the Corning Museum of Glass studios, Artist in Residence program
Blown and hot cast glass
Photos: Matt Ashford