Ayako Tani Glass

Lampworking and Research

This was inspired by calligraphy, an example of the creative synergy between line and context. It writes “ゆうれい”, which means “ghost” in Japanese. The wavering lines and shadow suggest the mass-less characteristic of ghost beyond legibility.

Ghost (2010)
Lampworked borosilicate glass and wood frame.
Size varies.

European Museum of Modern Glass collection.
Museum Kunstplast collection.

 

 

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