Lollipop Bike

Boris Shpeizman/ April 21, 2019/ Uncategorized

Just wanted to share with everyone my latest work: Lollipop Bike. When I was a little boy, I dreamed to get a motorcycle. Not just a motorcycle, not simply beautiful, but one that comes with a status. When I grew up, I could afford to buy such a bike. But then I realized that keeping a dream is much more interesting. My new, shiny, fragile, glass bike is a dream come true that I can actually hold in my hands. The sculpture is made of more than 100 pieces of hand blown glass. It took me about 2 years to make. I plan it to be a first work in a series “Rise of a Lollipop”

Art Vision and Bio

Boris Shpeizman/ May 5, 2018/ Uncategorized

Art Vision To walk on the “edge” was always my motto in life.  To always walk the line where one art direction ends but a new one is yet to begin; where the possibilities of matter are brought to their limit and where ideas are brought to the absurd – that is where I practice my art. Any material reveals its hidden and surprising qualities only in extreme situations. The transformation of glass from its hot, raw and liquid state into stiff, cold and fragile substance symbolizes, in my eyes, the full cycle of life. In my work, I look for ways to intertwine traditional glass blowing with contemporary art. Bio I was born and grew up in St. Petersburg

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