Midnight Moves

Undulating glass sculpture

A sensual, dynamic, undulating glass sculpture was my goal. I hope the feel of motion pleases you as much as it does me.

Cast in Dark Orange Red gives this Pollitt undulating glass sculpture mood and motion.
Imagine of Midnight Moves, dark orange red cast glass sculpture by Harry Pollitt, shows deep shadows in sweeping curves.
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Midnight Moves  |  1′-7″ h, 10″ diameter | Kiln cast crystal | Dark Orange Red | SOLD to Private Collection.

Midnight Moves is the second in a series in which I intentionally set out to capture sensuality.  Classic Moves was the first, inspired by endlessly listening to Ravel’s BoleroIn contrast, I Had the Time of My Life from the movie, Dirty Dancing, was my endless “inspiration” for this piece.

Technically, Midnight Moves is the most difficult sculptural glass I’ve completed to date. And the most difficult to cast.  And yet, the degree of difficulty plays an integral role in the moodiness and depth created by the dark orange red glass.

The design presents the most extreme undercuts I have attempted.  One of them is the foot that curves back onto itself by almost 180°. I’m told this is virtually impossible to accomplish in kiln casting. But, here it is! (Reminds me of the story of the bumblebee…which aerodynamically is not suitable for flight…but nobody told the bumblebee!)

Creating MIDNIGHT MOVES … wax sculpture in progress & finished work

Tall wax cylinder with scant chalk design lines will ultimately become an undulating glass scullpture by Harry Pollitt Image shows the barest outlines of the final design of Midnight Moves, Pollitt's in-progress glass sculpture Image of the smooth wax form, completed and ready for foundry casting into Pollitt's glass sculpture, Midnight MovesCompleted glass sculpture by Harry Pollitt cast in Dark Orange Red, sweeping and moody

Other Collected Glass Sculptures

  • Midnight moves in Sofa Chicago 2014 catalog
    Five Pollitt sculptures sold
  • Pollitt completes wood and glass sculpture commission
  • Adagio
  • Shape Shifter
  • Cascade
  • Midnight Moves
  • Blue Pyro
  • Limoncelli
  • T with 'Tude
  • Blue Tango
  • Blue Shift
  • Mythic Fire
  • Levitation
  • Event Horizon
  • Canyon Song
  • Unfathomable
  • Firth of Forth
  • Mystic Light
  • Second First

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