Andrew Erdos has been working on a new direction for his glass sculptures. He sent us these shots from his studio showing some of his works in progress.
His sculpture “Ghost Under Infinite Darkness” is on the cover of the new issue of New Glass Review. The journal includes an article about the Artist.
“‘Creating a situation that is overwhelming to the senses is [in] many ways a representation of daily life,’ Erdos says. ‘Living in New York, being surounded by millions of people doing their own lives… there’s just intense competition for energy, for emotion, for people’s time, for people’s feelings, for people’s responses, for people’s ideas. And then you also have something like a beautiful sunset that is an absolute sensory overload. But it can also be really peaceful and calming.’”
Click here for the full interview.
His work is also featured in a new show at the Knoxville Museum of Art called “Facets of Modern and Contemporary Glass.” For Erdos’s full curriculum vitae, click here.
Judith Schaechter sent us images of this work in progress from her studio. She explains that “in order to make a red figure, one must engrave blue glass.”
Also, Schaechter’s stained glass work Mother and Child was recently acquired by the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. The work Mother and Child will be on initial view toward the end of 2014 and then enter the Hermitage’s permanent collection. Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and open to the public since 1852, The State Hermitage Museum becomes the 19th museum to add Ms. Schaecther to thier perminate collection of works including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art and The Smithsonian Institute of American Art.
Schaechter will have a new exhibition at the gallery in September. Stay tuned for more updates from her!
Last week, Diggs & Hillel were at the New York Photo Show signing copies of their recently published “125th: Time in Harlem.” The show featured some of the most preeminent dealers specializing in photography ranging from daguerreotypes to digital images.
We will be selling copies of their book at the gallery soon, and in the meantime you can purchase the book digitally on iTunes through Restless Books.
Beth Lipman – Adeline’s Portal, 2013
at the Chyrsler Museum of Art
Built in the 1790s the Federal-era Moses Myers House now stands as a museum that represents what daily life was like for the Myers family and their contemporaries. Some say that Adeline Myers haunts the room where she once lived. In “Adeline’s Portal” Beth Lipman considers the spectral presence of Adeline by mingling some of the Myers heirlooms with her own glass works. “The narrative of life is told and mythologized in the objects that remain long after we are gone,” Lipman says, “inviting us to conjecture about what has come before.” Because each object is made of colorless glass, it is almost impossible to tell which belongs to which time period, creating an uncanny portal back into time.