Larry Bell (b. 1939) is one of the most renowned and influential artists to emerge from the Los Angeles art scene of the 1960s and had garnered international repute by the age of 30. Known foremost for his refined surface treatment of glass and explorations of light, reflection and shadow through the material, Bell’s significant oeuvre extends from painting and works on paper to glass sculptures and furniture design. Bell’s understanding of the potential of glass and light allows him to expand visual and physical fields of perception and his sculptures to surpass traditional bounds of the medium.
Bell has said: "Although we tend to think of glass as a window, it is a solid liquid that has at once three distinctive qualities: it reflects light, it absorbs light, and it transmits light all at the same time."
Represented by Hauser & Wirth.
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