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Installation - To See Ourselves As Others See Us

To See Ourselves As Others See Us

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Edinburgh (made)

  • Date:

    2012 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zimmer, Jeff (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, enamel, sandblasted, wood

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the Jeremy and Kim White Foundation Glass Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Contemporary Glass, Room 129, The Märit Rausing Gallery, case WS

Physical description

Multiple layers of enamelled and sandblasted glass in a light-box with a black wooden frame around it. The image depicts a man lying on the floor in the foreground surrounded tree stumps and tall trees. There is also a figure and a building in the background. These are all in tones of black and grey, the sky is yellow and white enamel. The layers of glass are framed in a black ornate wooden frame.

Place of Origin

Edinburgh (made)


2012 (made)


Zimmer, Jeff (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, enamel, sandblasted, wood


Height: 54 cm, Width: 69 cm, Depth: 18 cm

Descriptive line

'To See Ourselves As Others See Us', multiple layers of enamelled and sandblasted glass in a light-box with wooden frame, by Jeff Zimmer, Edinburgh, 2012.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

New Glass Review 36 The Corning Museum of Glass, p.128.
See departmental Object Information File, particularly for installation details.


Glass; Enamel; Wood


Enamelled; Sandblasted


Scotland; Glass; Sculpture; Installation art; Enamels


Ceramics Collection

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