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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 389

    Silva, Roberta (b. 1971)

    A Blow is Enough

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    Silva, Roberta (b. 1971)
    A Blow is Enough
    hand-blown Murano glass
    14¼ x 26 x 15in. (36.2 x 66 x 38.1cm.)
    Executed in 2000-2008, this work is unique

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    "Without being visible, the blow is fostered inside a spontaneous and very fragile shape of glass. The meaning of this generated object is in the power of the author's blow that gets trapped (entangled) inside the shape the glass acquires during the execution (performance). This takes place in just one action, without any repetition. Each blow is a unique work."--Roberta Silva

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    Private Collection, Italy.