Queen Triggerfish Sculpture

jan giliam


Sculpture, Glass on Glass

Size: 13.4 W x 12.2 H x 4.3 D in

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About The Artwork

I make coral reef jungles in glass. For me this medium is the best way to come as close as possible to the underwaterworld. Glass plays with light and shadow, colors are bright, translucent and fluid. For years I had a studio at the Dutch Caribbean and I made a dive in the sea every day. To be in this fascinating underwaterworld, with all the amazing creatures and colors is everytime a tremendous energetic experience. Method: glass-fusion, glass brands: Uroboros, Bullseye and Spectrum. Using bright colors and multilayered shiny glass sheets and fragments, makes this glass object translucent, colorful and with scales. The glass object will be transported in a hard protective case with nubbly foam, hc505s, waterproof.

Details & Dimensions

Sculpture:Glass on Glass

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:13.4 W x 12.2 H x 4.3 D in

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"I find inspiration in my world of associations and my environment, like the forest, the city life, people, diving and all the bright colours underwater. Ensuing gestures and colour choice dictate the images that arise. I work out these images, drawing whatever presents itself to me, with no goal other than transmitting the impulse or desire of the moment, in an écriture automatique. The very moment of metamorphosis appeals to me; when drawing a line, I follow the process. I let the line transform. I make my drawings and paintings mostly on paper and on glass. When making a drawing on paper I use my favourite Karisma color pencils and mostly smooth heavy weight paper from responsible sources. Working with glass makes it possible for me to play with light and shadow, my drawings become vivid. Using a kiln I fuse different layers of glass at high temperatures. To reduce the ecological footprint I like to use up-cycle glass, like old window panes and bottles." Jan Giliam (1965, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

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