The Gallery: Anne Gant

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Alteration of the Ever-Fixed Mark, 2003, burnt paper, 66" x 41

Introducing Anne Gant, glass-blower and printer.

Anne Gant uses hot glass to make her prints. She first blows/sculpts glass into complex shapes and then presses these forms, while they are still hot from the furnace, into wet sheets of Arches rag paper.

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Shelf Life (detail), 2003, burnt paper, 50" x 22"

This process she has invented creates these “prints” with a beautiful range of tones. And what about the glass pieces? They become cracked and destroyed when cooled so suddenly … the only record of them is their mark on the paper.

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5' 11", 2003, burnt paper, 5'11" x 42"

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5' 11" (detail), 2003, burnt paper, 5'11" x 42"

In the artist's words,
“The soul of glass is its heat. These prints function as maps of that heat. They reveal a secret aspect of the glass, normally known only to the maker."

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Small Hands, 2003, burnt paper, 36" x 21"

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Small Hands (under sheet), 2003, burnt paper, 36" x 21

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Necked Vessel, 2003, burnt paper, 36" x 21"

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Necked Vessel, 2003, burnt paper, 36" x 21"
No idea on prices for these, but I hope I can afford one.

Inquiries? Please email the artist directly.

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