Glass in Silver invite

THE MAGIC OF CARVED GLASS

By Alice G. Guillermo
as published in the "GLASS IN SILVER" exhibition brochure

Internationally acclaimed for his sculpture in carved glass, Filipino artist Ramon Orlina continues to reveal new possibilities in the glass medium ...

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INTO THE HEART OF GLASS

Ramon Orlina is one of the few important world sculptors to work exclusively in glass. His recent collaboration in Seattle marks his successful debut in the United States.

By Eva Laird Smith

Glass as art is a formidable experience of the tactile, sensory, and spatial. As an art form the medium takes both literal and figurative connotations.

Glass is refractive: glass art becomes the embodiment of light harnessed by the artist's vision ...

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Ramon Orlina Triumvirate

HEART OF GLASS

By Rod Paras-Perez

There are aspects in Orlina's glass sculptures which lend themselves to pure form - and contemplation. There is an immediate allure inherent in glass as a material. But the ultimate defining factor is how the artist made his work exist with light. Not simply the light embracing and revealing the form with glass, but also it penetrates the work ...

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ORLINA'S LATEST: A Salute to the Breast

by Eric Torres

 

"NING-NING", Ramon Orlina's exhibition of 30 new works at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Bulwagang Fernando Amorsolo (Sept. 3-23), is all about one subject: the female breast. It is bound to take admirers of the country's only studio-glass sculptor by surprise. Nothing in the jagged, angular abstractions ...

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Ningning I

1989

30 x 25 x 24 cm

Carved Asahi Glass

Ramon Orlina Triumvirate

1976 Arcanum XIX, Paradise Gained.jpg

THE ALLURE OF GLASS

By Alice Guillermo

Glass as an artistic medium was brought to public attention in the Fifties when Steuben Glass invited a number of Filipino artists to create designs which were executed in crystal, thus bringing out the possibilities of the industrial material. It was however, only around 1975 that an artist, Ramon Orlina ...

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Arcanum XIX Paradise Gained

First glass sculpture in the Philippines

Glass and Steel Mural Commission

1.20 x 3.20 x 0.60 M

for the lobby of Silahis Hotel

now at National Museum of Natural History

Chiaroscuro

by Paul B. Zafarrala

 

RAMON G. Orlina and glass sculpture have become interlinked in contemporary Philippine art. Not that this young, 44, artist of the highest caliber had boxed himself in his blocks of "studio glass"...

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Naesa

2000

32 x 37 x 33 cm

Carved Asahi Glass

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