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Several body parts are recognisable in this piece, which is made from blown
and cast glass, silvered on the inside.
It suggests a life-sized figure which has dissolved into, or is being assembled from, mercury-like puddles.

 

Quinn's title suggests an analysis of the relationship between form and meaning: 'etymology' is the study of the way words develop, while 'morphology' is the study of the forms of things.

 

August 2004