Jiro Kamata Necklace acquired by Corning Museum of Glass

Bi (12 Color), necklace, 2015, silver, dichroic mirror

July 20, 2015


Necklace Bi (12 Color), 2015, in oxidized silver and dichroic mirror has been acquired by the Corning Museum of Glass for their growing permanent collection of art and design.


The Corning Museum of Glass acquisition adds another prestigious institution to the list of public collections where works by Kamata can be found, a resume that includes  works in such international institutions as the Pinakothek der Moderne (Museum of Modern Design), Munich, Germany and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL.


From the CMOG website:

The new 26,000-square-foot contemporary gallery building is part of theContemporary Art + Design Wing, designed by architect Thomas Phifer and Partners. The contemporary galleries in the new wing are the world’s largest space dedicated to the display of contemporary art and design in glass. The gallery features a sophisticated light-filtering system using diffusing roof skylights, providing the majority of the lighting required to view the art.