Classic Moves

Sensual glass sculpture

A romantic undulation of lines and planes was my vision. A body moving to soft music in moonlight hours. To materialize it, I set about creating a sensual glass sculpture.

Classic Moves, glass art by Harry Pollitt, in Jade kiln-cast crystal.
Sensual glass sculpture by Harry Pollitt, Classic Moves undulates like a body set to romantic music.
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Classic Moves | 1′-6″ h, 10″ diameter | Kiln cast crystal | Jade | Inquire.

A lot is going on here. There are complex curves, planes, lines – complementing and in opposition to each other. All are elements of architecture & engineering. And, so, the structure is the design and the art is the structure.

Technically, I also pushed the casting requirements further than before. I stretched into a larger and more involved piece.

But that is all so – well – technical. I would rather go back to the romantic and sensual part. Over decades of work and exhibition, there have been countless comments about a certain sensuality to my work. This had not been an overt intent, rather a byproduct of my inner expression. The question occurred to me, however, what would happen if I set out to express sensuality. Classic Moves is the result.

Can you guess what music I was listening to while sculpting this piece…?? Time’s up! It was Ravel’s Bolero.

Creating CLASSIC MOVES … wax sculpture, finished work

Classic Moves' earliest stage. A solid wax cylinder with a few design lines chalked on the surface Classic Moves, almost-completed wax, revealing the lines & complexities of the final structured-art glass sculpture. Image of the smooth wax form, completed and ready for foundry casting into Pollitt's structured-art glass sculpture, Classic MovesClassic Moves, finsihed Pollitt glass sculpture in Jade

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Contacting Harry

I'm mostly here, sometimes there. I get around to galleries, shows and events, SOFA hopefully always, and enough international travel to keep a smile on my face. But you can always reach me! Question? Price Inquiry? Studio Visit?
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Collectors

Whether you are an avid collector of glass or wood ... or just love sculpture, I am pleased you are here. I invite your reactions to and impressions of my work. And, if a piece calls to you, please be in touch.

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