Thames Riverbed Screen

  • On January 17, 2007 ·
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This huge cast glass screen weighing around 200kg was the result of a close collaboration between Max and Architect James Parritt of Parritt Leng Architects. The idea was to create a large filter to the light entering the hallway of a spacious Victorian town house in Hampstead. The client wanted a key feature for his…

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Glass doors for N.Ireland: The Patchwork Map

  • On November 11, 2006 ·
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In Spring of 200 Glassforms completed a set of three sliding glass doors for a private house in Bangor, N.Ireland. They were all over 2 metres high and top hung on sliding clamp fittings. We were given a free hand to create three different designs that in some way connected to the site and the…

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For My Lost Loves 3. The Winner of The British Glass Biennale

  • On November 5, 2006 ·
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In August this year and much to my surprise, my entry for the Bi Annual competition celebrating the best in British glass was chosen to win the first prize. It was for me a complete contrast to my previous work – instead of large body forms assembled from many panels of slumped glass I presented…

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Adam and Eve joins Shipley Collection

  • On November 4, 2006 ·
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After almost two years of dialogue with the Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead I am proud to announce that my cast piece ‘Adam and Eve’ is finally housed in their collection.The work was originally part of Dan Klein’s 21st Century Glass Exhibition at The Daniel Katz Gallery in January of 2005.It is a key piece…

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Albion

  • On February 4, 2001 ·
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The life sized hanging figure was completed in 2004 for an Exhibition at the Studio Glass Gallery and was subsequently shown as part of their ‘Masters of European Glass’ at Collect in 2004. The piece was my first coloured figure and reflects thoughts about my own sense of Englishness including such diverse influences as a…

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The first bodyform

  • On January 4, 2000 ·
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Since 2001 I have been making a series of glass sculptures that could be said to depict a state of suspended animation. They suggest the presence of a human-like form wrapped in a glass cocoon and can be seen loosely as a form of self portrait albeit one which describes common aspects of the human…

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