Amber Crested Form

Designer Harvey K. Littleton American

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In 1962 Harvey Littleton held a series of informal workshops exploring the art of hot glassmaking in a studio. Until then, most glass objects had been blown or molded in an industrial setting-the only place artists could find the facilities to produce their work. With Littleton's determination and the involvement of other artists, the studio-glass movement was born. For Amber Crested Form, Littleton massed a dolphin-shaped appendage onto an assemblage that includes a hollow tube. He then allowed the weight and tension of the cooling glass to manipulate the outcome.

Amber Crested Form, Harvey K. Littleton (American, Corning, New York 1922–2013 Spruce Pine, North Carolina), Glass

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