Amanda Thackray

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kiln-cast glass
dimensions vary
slim volume approximately: 8 1/8 in. x 5 1/2 in. x 5/8 in.
substantial tome approximately: 9 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 1 3/8 in.
Edition: open

Amanda Thackray’s glass books have a satisfying materiality as fragile but weighty simulations of the object from which they are cast. But their colorful translucence lends them a sublime quality. Kiln-cast glass. Two sizes are available: slim volume or substantial tome.

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Amanda Thackray is a New Jersey based artist who holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. While she is trained in traditional and contemporary printmaking methods, her work ranges from installation and sculpture, to cast glass multiples, artists’ books, drawings and mixed media works on paper.