About the Piece
Clear Glass nautilus shell sculpture with pedestal measuring approximately 9" tall with 3" wide base. Paiko creates small collections of these at a time, while they are similar, no two are exactly the same. Hand signed by artist.
Mathematicians have learned to use Fibonacci’s sequence to describe certain shapes that appear in nature, calling them logarithmic spirals. Nautilus shells present one of the finest examples of logarithmic spirals found in nature but they are also seen in spiral galaxies and in many plants.
About the Artist
"Rather than a form emerging from a block of solid stone reductively, forms of glass are pushed into space organically by a cumulative history of layering and motion. My object-making process has developed to extend this layering, whereby many separate, individual glass parts are fused cold, away from the furnace to form a collage of sorts. This allows for a degree of detail and complexity difficult to achieve on the end of a blowpipe."