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'Glasstress Boca Raton' offers a sharp assemblage of experimental art

'Glasstress Boca Raton' offers a sharp assemblage of experimental art

At the Boca Raton Museum of Art, a shattered glass chandelier rests in pieces on a gallery floor, and its brass arms and fragments are a perch for a flock of black crow sculptures. Both the chandelier and the birds are part of Javier Perez's "Carrona," an installation of what a chandelier might look like after a destructive date with gravity. Perez’s pile of blood-red glass is one of the fragile oddities that abound in “Glasstress Boca Raton,” a group show of experimental glass art.

The exhibit, which features 42 sculptures from 33 artists living in 23 countries, came together through Italian artist Fondazione Berengo, and has already appeared four times at the Venice...

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