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1980 Kent Ipsen Born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1933 Died: Richmond, Virginia 2012 glass and aluminum 13 x 10 x 3 3/4 in. (33.0 x 25.4 x 9.5 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken 1999.57.20 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A


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Kent Ipsen manipulated molten glass into a large, twisting shape around pieces of circular white glass. The form flows upward from the polished metal base and evokes the heavy movement of hot glass.

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decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass