1968 Marvin Lipofsky Born: Elgin, Illinois 1938 Died: Berkeley, California 2016 copper-plated and sandblasted blown glass 8 3/4 x 21 x 6 in. (22.2 x 53.3 x 15.2 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist in memory of Henry and Mildred Lipofsky © 1969, Marvin B. Lipofsky 1997.84.1 Not currently on view
Luce Center Quote
"Each piece of glass has its own personality. I try to reveal it by cutting it open and shaping it." Marvin Lipofsky, Oakland Museum of California, 2003
Luce Center Label
Marvin Lipofsky will spend long hours in his Berkeley studio manipulating his hot-worked forms into their final shapes. Form #25 suggests a seedpod with its opaque, rough stem splitting open to reveal clear, shiny glass.
decorative arts - glass
Crafts - Glass
About Marvin Lipofsky
Born: Elgin, Illinois 1938 Died: Berkeley, California 2016
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