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Identifier:
2003.158.1
Artist:
Herb Babcock
Medium:
Cast Glass, Steel
Date:
circa 1995
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 20.0 in Width: 14.0 in Depth: 3.0 in
Description:
Large piece of cast blue glass with a hole near the top center and many clear circles around the whole object. Resting on steel frame.
Historical Context:
Herb Babcock began as a metal sculptor. He studied glass blowing in 1969 and created a series of Glass Image Vessels in 1974. Eventually he began to combine metal and glass in sculpture. The Pillared Series, which includes glass, steel and stone, began in 1989. Babcock received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in Ohio and his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He currently serves as Chairman of the Glass Department at the College for Creative Studies and has been a professor at CCS since 1974. He was born in Bloomdale, Ohio and lives in Oxford, Michigan.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
glassworking
sculpture
steel
Library of Congress Subjects
Art, American
Glass sculpture
Steel
Sculpture
Cast glass
Current Location:
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences -> 4th Floor (CHS)
Location Notes:
CHS; 4th fl., Hauenstein Conference rm. 440