Qipao Dress completes return journey to Shanghai

  • On November 9, 2013 ·
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Qipao Dress completes return journey to Shanghai

On Friday 11th October I arrived in Shanghai with the glass Qipao dress that we had been working on for the past three months. She had been carefully separated into a torso section and a skirt section and boxed with a solid casing of insulating spray foam.(the perspex stand was traveling in a separate 2…

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Qipau Dress part 2: Ongoing Progress

  • On May 24, 2013 ·
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The dress continued to make progress through the latter part of April and into May with most of the activity in the cold working area as we cut up the panels into separate patchwork plates, drilled a network of tiny holes and started re assembling back into the dress form. As a bit of fun…

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Work in Progress: Qipau Dress for International Fashion Education Centre, Shanghai, April/May 2013

  • On May 24, 2013 ·
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In March the Glassforms Studio embarked on a major commission, a sculpture in slump moulded glass of a traditional Chinese Qipau dress. The piece has been commissioned by the Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre as a focal point for the Library of their brand new building, still under construction (see pic >www.shangtex.biz/en/InfoList/M27293215/P34366818.shtml). Max’s design for…

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New Work for 2012

  • On March 18, 2012 ·
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Measure for Measure was produced in collaboration with Marion Mack. Originally featured in the exhibition Heavenly Sent at the Glass Art Gallery in February 2012 the work is one in an ongoing series dealing with human relationships.

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Fertile Landscapes

  • On June 28, 2008 ·
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For the ‘Untold Stories’ Solo show at Zest Gallery in May I created a new series of pieces in cast crystal using the female figure as inspiration. Here the sections of the body that were cast from life are rendered almost abstract. Being tightly framed within a block that allows us to see beneath the…

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Pictures from Glasrijk,Tubbergen

  • On October 25, 2007 ·
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On September 31st I boarded the ferry to Ostend with Albion in a coffin on the roof of my car and the two scarecrows boxed up in the boot. You can imagine the looks I got from the customs officers. There was a lot of explaining to do! After a long drive across Belgium and…

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