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    Paul Louis: Ana Thiel is one of few artists in Mexico to have her own glass melting furnace. Imagine a great vat that contains over 200 kg of molten glass at 1250°C. Glassblowers are relatively famous. Yet artists that work with cast glass are mostly unknown. They are rare. Bertil Vallien, Swedish; Koen Vanderstukken, Belgian, have, along with Ana, the highest profile.



    "I like the ability of glass to bring light into the sculpture, its optics as it works with the form within but also with the environment, bringing in the surrounding images and movement, that it can suspend color and air as well as floating forms. Glass is almost four dimensional for it not only has height, width and depth, it has transparency." - Ana

    Ana is hosting an open studio this coming Sunday, the 15th of December, 1-5pm.
    This is an opportunity to visit the studio and take a peek behind the scenes.
    See the glowing magic of the molten glass sculptures that she creates.
    Ana Thiel's Studio is located at Colegio Militar #1, Colonia Guadalupe.

    Read and see more at Lokkal: Behind a Sculpture Cast in Molten Glass. More #Lokkal.

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