The spectacular glass sculptures of Marge Organo – Manila Bulletin
The artist showcases his love, dedication and passion for glass sculpture through his latest exhibition
Folklore, myths, legends and symbols are human creations that marvel the real world. These fictional tales bring fantasy and magic, and testify to how the imagination can go so far. Marge Organo takes them beyond stories and literature as she transforms myths and emblems into spectacularly colored sculpted glass.
In her latest exhibition entitled “Marge Organo: Par Excellence”, the artist presents works that play with the literal and metaphorical meaning of objects, often those that seem to underline the connection of the human body with those around it. As art is seen as a deeply personal expression that an artist holds dear, the works featured in Marge’s latest exhibition can be interpreted as symbols of family as well as milestones in a person’s life and emotions. that they evoke for the spectators.
Marge’s glass sculptures, as a showcase of her expertise in casting such a delicate medium, exude a graceful force. His artistic voice lends a kind of symbolism evident in a world of myths which, although particular in the way they have been used in his works, can still be experienced as a unique journey by each viewer.
This 32-piece exhibition features works that Marge refined after studying glass sculpting at the internationally acclaimed Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass in New York before being accepted into Kamenicky Senov, one of the oldest manufacturing schools. of glass in the world. in the Czech Republic. continue pouring the glass.
In the exhibition, viewers can expect to see his elegant interpretations of glass sculptures of icons and images such as the phoenix and the Sto. Niño, as in his 2021 exhibition “Core of Devotion”, while his pieces “My Piece of Paradise”, “Overjoyed” and “Flaming Hot” demonstrate a vibrant display of his mastery of glass casting.
“Marge Organo: Par Excellence” is about the celebration of life and its splendor – the fact that it also serves as a commemoration of the artist’s birthday is a fitting touch.
“Marge Organo: Par Excellence” will run through May 26 at the Joaquin Gallery in the Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati.
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