Clear Glass Sculpture with Shells and Textured Gold Disc by Colin Reid

A large single piece of thick optical glass which has been kiln cast in a silicone mould and cold worked, particularly grinding, polishing and gilding.

Details

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
19 x 47 x 4.1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,475 ( Total: £4,175)
Acquired in:
2008
Vendor:
Adrian Sassoon

It demonstrates much of the best of Reids current methods and thinking. This is the first work by Reid in Reading's collection and enhances its works by master craftspeople and abstract artists.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Reading Museum Town Hall, Blagrave Street, READING Berkshire RG1 1QH 0118 937 3400 www.readingmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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Sun and Bank Holiday Mon, 11am – 4pm

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