Doors of the Library of Congress

Submitted by Sean Hennessey

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Client: Architect of the Capitol

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Completion date: 2012

Artwork budget: $20,000

Project Team

Artist

Washington Glass Studio

Washington Glass Studio

Artist

Sean Hennessey

Overview

I was part of a team to reproduce the bronzee doors of the Library of Congress- Adams Building in Glass. My main role was the master mold maker on site to make impressions of the degrading Lee Lawrie sculptures. In total I made molds of 12 different sculptures on the doors and worked with the team to have them cast in glass and installed.