Red Spiral Fish

  • Joel Philip Myers, Red Spiral Fish, 1989, blown, cold-worked, and polished glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Renwick Alliance, 2000.23

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Joel Philip Myers was experimenting with capturing movement in Red Spiral Fish. The dark, vivid colors reflect and enhance the large mass of glass that he has expertly manipulated into this smooth, elongated form.

Luce Object Quote

“The hollow form in which 2 walls embrace an inner space allows light to penetrate and emerge through the glass, giving a special luminosity and life to the painting.” Joel Philip Myers, 1991

Title
Red Spiral Fish
Artist
Date
1989
On View
Dimensions
8 x 24 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (20.3 x 62.2 x 9.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the James Renwick Alliance

Mediums Description
blown, cold-worked, and polished glass
Classifications
Object Number
2000.23
Palette
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