• Translucent Sculptures of Segmented Glass by Artist Jiyong Lee Evoke Single-Celled Organisms

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    “Green Cosmarium Segmentation” (2018), hot sculpted, cut, color laminated, carved, glass, 7 1/4 × 10 × 7 1/4 inches. All images © Jiyong Lee, shared with permission
    Fascinated by the organisms found in the sea and bodies of freshwater, artist Jiyong Lee sculpts semi-transparent artworks that evoke the various forms of algae and other microscopic creatures. The segmented pieces, which are composed of smooth, matte glass, create both organic and geometric shapes. Part of an ongoing Segmentation Series , the composite works consider the evolution of a single cell, which Lee expands on:
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