The Precious Stonewall, glass installation by French creator, Jean-Michel Othoniel


The Precious Stonewall

An exhibition of the glass installation by French creator, Jean-Michel Othoniel}

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Precious stone wall by JMO
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The Precious Stonewall is

4200 glass bricks blown to perfection
150 glass bead necklaces
7 ½ square metres of ground area
4.2 metres high
A 5-ton structure

Jean-Michel Othoniel describes his labour of love thus:

The Precious Stonewall was born from my experimentation with glass in India. I discovered the primal force of this material of deep hues while working in Firozabad in the heat of furnaces and the dust of pigments.

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press release-jean-michel othoniel
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For photos, please visit the photogallery.}


- Album 1

- Album 2

- Album 3


- Please note that the images are not copyright-free.}

Last modified on 21/03/2013

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