Oregon Art Beat

Glass Sculptor Eric Franklin

Clip: Season 17 Episode 1706 | 7m 43s

Eric Franklin uses laboratory grade glass tubing to create full sized human skulls and skeletons, then fills them with neon, argon and other gasses to make them glow from within. Franklin believes his sculptures reflect both the incredible strength and fragility of the human body.

Aired: 11/12/15

Rating: TV-G

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