"Damaged Bone Series"

Designer Michael Aschenbrenner American

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 302

Aschenbrenner, a studio glass artist and Vietnam War veteran who sustained a leg wound while on a mission during the Tet Offensive, transforms his war experience into a series of hauntingly twisted glass bones which were blown in his studio. Each pale mangled bone is held together by cloth bandages, wire and twigs, creating a nightmarish memory of the horrors of war.

"Damaged Bone Series", Michael Aschenbrenner (American, born Pomona, California, 1949), Glass, fabric, wire, twigs

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