The Worst Journey in the World (G102)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

The Worst Journey in the World

Made in

Sunderland

Date

2011

Description

Free blown hot glass cylinder, free blown-lid, hot-sculpted detail, free blown glass eggs.

Materials and techniques

All components were free blown.

Dimensions

height:  45cm
diameter:  12cm

Object number

G102

Category

  • The Worst Journey in the World, James Maskrey, 2011, Crafts Council Collection: G102. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    The Worst Journey in the World, James Maskrey, 2011, Crafts Council Collection: G102. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

'The Worst Journey in the World' is part of an evolving body of related artworks first conceived in 2009 that celebrate voyages of discovery, endeavour and exploration. These artworks have encompassed Darwin, Cook and the heroic age of Antartic exploration.

Since 2006 my work has become more refined and although playful, somewhat more serious. These Antartic pieces are part of a series that I feel have found a voice and recognisable style.