Item No. 1767
An epiphany is the sudden realization of the larger essence or meaning of something. The term is used to express that one has found the last piece of a puzzle
and now sees the whole picture or truth.
Such is the case with the Epiphany which melds plate, bowl, sculpture, cane and blowing techniques into a
single "epiphanic" episode of art.
The process provides a significant experience for the artists and deeper meaning through an elevated frame of reference for the viewer.
Epiphanic episodes can occur early in a career with ramifications worked out in detail over a lifetime.
Famous epiphanies include Archimedes' realisation of how to estimate the volume of a mass inspiring him to shout "Eureka! ("I have found it!").
As a child, Albert Einstein was given a compass and realized that some unseen force in space was making