SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2000

The Durability of Modern Sculptures Constructed of Glass


A large water fountain sculpture has been installed in a city park. The fountain incorporates glass castings whose resistance to environmental effects is not well understood. A study of the glass properties and accelerated environmental tests predict that the sculpture will remain relatively unchanged for 20 years or more.

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Adams, PB
Precision Analytical, Watkins Glen, NY
Ben Tré, H
Sculptor, Providence, RI
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Developed by Committee: G03
Pages: 176–183
DOI: 10.1520/STP12482S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5433-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2856-9