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Judith Schaechter (American, 2/14/1961 - present)

Judith Schaechter’s stained glass art work combines innovative variations of ancient techniques with contemporary themes of death, sex, violence and romance. Typically her narratives are brought to life by a cartoon-like female figure. In Hemophilia, a wide-eyed girl is centrally positioned with blood trickling from her veins. This imagery stimulates a variety of emotional responses. Audiences might be disturbed or perhaps feel a sense of reverence. The work’s title Hemophilia references a rare genetic disorder that prevents an individual’s blood from clotting.

glass, enamel, oil, copper foil, zinc

Measurements:    height: 46.5 inches    width: 25.5 inches    depth: 6.5 inches

Museum Purchase: Windgate Fund and Funds provided by Rick and Dana Davis, DAVIS STEEL & IRON 2005.34

Currently on view at Mint Museum UPTOWN