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Repurposed Stained Glass Comprises a Disorienting Illuminated Greenhouse by Heywood & Condie

 Art #glass #greenhouses #sculpture #stained glass #upcycling May 16, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Heywood & Condie, shared with permission A brilliant greenhouse suffused with a rich spectrum of color stands at 25 Porchester Place in London. Bathed in sunlight by day and illuminated by LED bulbs at night, the translucent structure is …

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Sinuous Tentacles and Intricate Spider Legs Sprout from Glass Symphony’s Miniature Creatures

 Craft #animals #glass #miniature #octopus March 24, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Glass Symphony, shared with permission Kyiv-based artist Nikita Drachuk (previously) is behind a delicate menagerie of translucent octopuses, striped spiders, and mottled slugs exquisitely crafted in glass. Elaborately shaped with curling tentacles and segmented legs, the miniature creatures are the product …

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In ‘Glass Microbiology,’ Sculptures Explore the Science Behind Modeling Viruses and Bacteria

 Art Science #COVID-19 #glass #sculpture February 25, 2022 Grace Ebert T4 Bacteriophage 2011. All photographs © Luke Jerram, shared with permission Digital models of bacteria and viruses are essential for scientists communicating vital health information to the broader public. Paired with news articles and government guidelines, the depictions offer powerful visuals for otherwise invisible …

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Dreamlike Sculptures by Christina Bothwell Meld Ceramic, Glass, and Oil Paint into Otherworldly Figures

 Art #animals #ceramics #dreams #glass #mosaics #oil paint #sculpture #surreal January 24, 2022 Grace Ebert “Two Violets.” All images © Christina Bothwell, shared with permission From her Pennsylvania studio, Christina Bothwell (previously) sculpts surreal hybrid creatures and figures that occupy the unearthly space between dreams and wakefulness. She works with a combination of annealed …

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Kaleidoscopic Patterns Coil Around Miniature Snakes Exquisitely Cast in Glass

 Craft #glass #miniature #snakes January 14, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Ryan Eicher Intricate linework and trippy, geometric motifs flow through the minuscule glass-blown serpents by Ryan Eicher. The Maryland-based artist casts smooth, colorful gradients, rainbow stripes, thin parallel bands, and intersecting helices within the snakes’ coiled bodies, a challenge considering the structure …

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Wine Streams Through Sea Creatures in Playful Glass Decanters by Charlie Matz

 Art Design Food #animals #beverages #glass #sea creatures December 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Charlie Matz, shared with permission In the sleek decanters designed by artist Charlie Matz, wine and other spirits trickle through a crab’s claws, a shark’s open jaws, and the belly of a branzino. The playful aeration vessels are …

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Light Streams through Delicate Floral Bouquets Cast in Colorful Stained Glass

 Craft #flowers #glass #stained glass November 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Samantha Yates, shared with permission From her workshop in Shipley, West Yorkshire, artist Samantha Yates crafts long-stemmed botanicals in colorful stained glass. She draws on her background in horticulture to shape the curved metallic borders and gleaming petals and leaves. “I …

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Unearthly Anatomical Works Sculpted in Crystal and Glass by Debra Baxter Explore Grief and Loss

 Art #anatomy #crystals #glass #metal #sculpture October 8, 2021 Grace Ebert “Catch your Breath” (2021), alabaster, bronze, and druzy snow chalcedony, 10 x 10 x 5 inches. All images courtesy of form & concept, shared with permission Artist and jewelry designer Debra Baxter (previously) explores the endurance of grief, mortality, and human bonds in …

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More Than 750 Creatures Inhabit an Extraordinarily Eclectic Menagerie as Part of ‘The Glass Ark’

 Art #animals #birds #glass #sculpture June 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Le Stanze Del Vetro Land and sea creatures alike overrun a new exhibition at Le Stanze Del Vetro in Venice. Titled The Glass Ark, the eclectic bestiary—among the more than 750 animals on view are elephants, hippos, cats, giraffes, polar …

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Sheets of Frosted Glass Obscure Floral Bouquets in a Photographic Series About Ambiguity

 Photography #flowers #glass February 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Studio Lernert & Sander Exuding elegance and obscurity, Foggy Flowers is a two-photograph series by Sander Plug and Lernert Engelberts that centers on our collective outlook for the future through a blur of frosted glass. The duo, who work under Studio Lernert & Sander, …

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