Taking honour of Sweden’s long history of producing glass art, Hanna Hansdotter‘s work involves blowing molten glass into industrial iron frameworks to create art sculpture pieces that ooze and bulge through the grates.
1,100 degrees centigrade is the melting point of a particular mixture of non-organic rock. However, instead of crystallizing, like most other rocks, this material turns soft and pliable. How this magical transformation was first carried out, we can only guess.
Today, Hanna Hansdotter is regarded as one of the most brilliant names in glass art since the last great era in the 90s, of which the most famous representatives are perhaps Ulrica Hydman Vallien and Bertil Vallien.
Her highly original art sculptures incorporate this entire multi-millennial history, but they are also very much in the present, addressing the pressing existential issues of our times. Isn’t this glass art amazing?
The modern artist is a designer now, working for Kosta Boda. But she is also an acclaimed artist, who has won awards and produced a highly celebrated graduation art exhibition. Her inspirational and life story influence her glass art to be this amazing and out of this world.
Hanna’s modern art truly stands out in the middle of the contemporary design and modern sculptures world and she surely is making a name for herself.