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Layered Glass Art (UPDATE)

Ben Young Releases Images of New Diorama Sculptures

— October 25, 2014 — Art & Design
The layered glass art of Ben Young, an artist raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand, and based in Sydney, Australia, continues to impress. A slew of new work was recently unveiled, just in time to promote the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago, Illinois, next month. Although some may argue that the layered glass art is very familiar to his previous sculptures, they simply adhere to his signature style.

This time revolving around boats, cabins and even a golden palm tree, the layered glass art takes on a feeling of solitude that many will be able to lose themselves in. Made out of laminated clear float glass and concrete, the pieces look like they are straight out of someone's daydream. Perhaps Young dreams about taking off on his own through blue waters.
Trend Themes
1. Layered Glass Art - The use of layered glass in art sculptures creates a visually captivating and unique experience for viewers
2. Diorama Sculptures - The use of diorama-style sculptures offers a new and immersive way to present art
3. Solitude in Art - Art that evokes feelings of solitude and escapism provides a new way to engage with art for viewers
Industry Implications
1. Art - There is an opportunity for artists to incorporate layered glass into their sculptures to create a new and unique medium for expression
2. Interior Design - The use of layered glass sculptures in homes and commercial spaces offers a visually interesting and innovative way to elevate interior design
3. Tourism - The use of diorama-style sculptures in tourist locations, such as museums or public parks, provides an immersive experience for tourists to engage with and appreciate the art
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