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Lene Bødker

  • Glass sculptor
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Master Artisan
Lene Bødker Glass sculptor
Contact
Danish, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+45 20841722
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Playing with light

  • • Lene masters the lost wax casting technique
  • • She is inspired by nature and organic shapes
  • • She received the Kanazawa Glass Award

Lene Bødker is the first Dane ever won the prestigious Kanazawa Glass Award. She masters the lost wax casting technique, a complex and demanding working process, both with regards to the preparation of the mould, the glass melting and cooling process itself, as well as treating the surface of the sculpture. Lene then works on the structured outside with a hammer and chisel, which causes a vivid play, while the flat parts are cut, ground and polished. Through them the viewers can immerse themselves in the interior of the sculpture. Lene's mould blown cylindrical pieces often refer to nature. She uses a combination of transparent and opalescent layers to give the outside of her objects a vivid appearance.

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Works

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Ea

This green hued sculptural glass piece is first shaped using a lost wax casting technique. The cast sculpture is then polished to give it its final glimmering surface.

Length 29 cm
Width 35 cm
Height 23.5 cm

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Tree of Life II

This white hued sculptural glass piece is handcrafted using a lost wax casting technique. Lene Bødker then finalises the form with a unique sculptural technique of chiselling and hammering the glass surface to create its texture. The final piece is then polished.

Length 21 cm
Width 21 cm
Height 57.5 cm

Photo: ©Anders Sune Berg
Cylinder

This yellow green hued sculptural glass piece was first shaped using a lost wax casting technique.

Length 26 cm
Width 17 cm
Height 52 cm

Photo: ©Anders Sune Berg
Quiet

This red hued sculptural glass piece with speckled white, was handcrafted using a lost wax casting technique. Lene Bødker finalises the form with a unique sculptural technique. Using a chisel and hammer, Lene shapes the glass surface giving it a unique form and texture. The final piece is then polished.

Height 41 cm

Photo: ©Anders Sune Berg
You did it

This green hued, semi-opaque sculptural glass piece is shaped using a lost wax casting technique.

Length 20 cm
Width 20 cm
Height 50 cm

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