Stellar by Lena Bergström for Kosta Boda | Solo Exhibition
23rd November - 14th January 2017
Since then, Lena has revisited this concept several times and is often influenced by the seasons or will take a certain theme as her inspiration. The common thread binding all works, is that they challenge and push the boundaries of glass making. An achievement made only possible through Lena’s long-time collaboration with the skilled glassblowers and master cutters of Orrefors & Kosta Boda.
Now for a fifth time, Vessel Gallery is host to the latest stars to be created by Lena. Her Stellar Planets are possibly her most audacious to date with some combining daring forms with metallic lustres. To counterbalance the drama, there are also pieces as if sculpted from light itself, capturing an ethereal mix of translucent hues. As with our own solar system, no two Planets are the same, from conception to blowing, from cutting to embellishing, they are simply a wonder as to how they ever came into being.
In the words of the artist;
‘I want each Planet to be unique and beautiful. Like us humans.
We all come from one egg with different content and then we are cut
into different characters. We become our own small planets.