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Thomas Glassford

Born in 1963
in Laredo/Texas, USA.
Lives in Mexico.

1987 Bachelor of Fine Arts from the
University of Texas, Austin

Empty Island, 1997

The work was meant to have been placed in the Bay of Havana as part of a special event, but permission was denied by Cuban officials. The hint at the »Balseros«, the Cubans who fled in the direction of Florida in 1995 on the most inventive of contraptions, was probably too obvious for their tastes.
Thomas Glassford
A further work:

Greenbelt, 1997. Mixed media

Thomas Glassford

© photos: Gerhard Haupt

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