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New Sculptures by Ben Young Transform Hand-Cut Glass into Aquatic Landscapes

December 21, 2017

Laura Staugaitis

…s of the relationship between man and nature. In creating work, by hand, that makes reference to the myriad of perspectives and experiences of others, Young’s work is both deeply personal to the viewer and at the same time exploring subject matter that is universal, connecting Young, his work and his viewers in a moment of awe and nostalgia. Young recently had his first solo show at REDSEA Gallery in Singapore, and currently has a piece, At The He…

 

 



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Winners of the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

October 15, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…ery. (via PetaPixel) A whale of a mouthful, Michael AW, Australia. Underwater, WINNER A tale of two foxes, Don Gutoski, Canada. Wildlife Photographer of the Year, WINNER The company of three, Amir Ben-Dov, Israel. Birds, WINNER Flight of the scarlet ibis, Jonathan Jagot, France. Young Wildlife Photographers: 15–17 years old, WINNER Life comes to art, Juan Tapia, Spain. Impressions, WINNER Ruffs on display, Ondrej Pelánek, Czech Republic. Young Wil…

 

 



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Broken Liquid: New Bodies of Water Sculpted from Layered Glass by Ben Young

July 22, 2015

Christopher Jobson

Glass artist Ben Young (previously here and here) just shared a glimpse of his latest sculptural works made from layers of cut laminate window panes. The bodies of water depicted in Young’s work are usually cut into cross-sections akin to textbook illustrations, creating translucent geometric islands that can appear both monolithic or chamsic. “I hope viewers might imagine the work as something ‘living’ that creates the i…

 

 



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Layered Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

October 23, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Sculptor Ben Young (previously) just unveiled a collection of new glass sculptures prior to the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago next month. Young works with laminated clear float glass atop cast concrete bases to create cross-section views of ocean waves that look somewhat like patterns in topographical charts. The self-taught artist is currently based in Sydney but was raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand, where t…

 

 



Design

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean

July 5, 2014

Christopher Jobson

…mulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, followed by several amazing river and lake tables Greg Klassen. Now we have designer Christopher Duff of Duffy London who has released concept images of the Abyss Table, a carefully layered table made from sculpted Perspex and wood that creates a geographic cross-section of the ocean. The tables will be limited to a series of 25 and are available for purchase her…

 

 



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Sheets of Glass Cut into Layered Ocean Waves by Ben Young

June 26, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Self-taught artist Ben Young is a man of many exceptional talents from surfing and skateboarding to repairing furniture and working full-time as a qualified boat builder. He’s also spent the last decade exploring the art of sculpting with glass, an endeavor that’s become increasingly rewarding as galleries and collectors have started to take notice. Using sheet after sheet of carefully cut glass, Young builds both abstract and realis…