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Painted Glass Wall Works Exhibited at i8 Gallery

Visual artist Thór Vigfússon (b. 1954) has for many years been investigating the interaction between art and its surroundings through works made of glass, plexi, mirrors, and formica. He is currently exhibiting a series of wall works at i8 made with painted glass.


The artist at work. Courtesy of i8.

Commissioned for many recent public buildings, Vigfússon’s works “dialogue” with architectural design through their simple geometric forms and pure colors, according to a press release.

The glass he uses is cut in a particular shape, the edges polished, and the back painted with a certain color. The slightest changes in proportion or color of work built on such minimalism leads to significantly different outcomes.

Each work also changes according to its location and that location in turn is altered as it accommodates the work—the interplay amplified in the mirror effect of the glass.

The exhibition runs through October 16.

For further information, visit the gallery’s website.

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