Ben Young taught himself everything he knows about sculpture. Over the course of the past decade, he's perfected a method of cutting panes of glass into unusual shapes and fusing them together to make beautiful sculptures.
Glassblowing master Lino Tagliapietra works with Glass Lab students Jonathan Gibbs and Sarah Bernardis during his residency. Tagliapietra donated the piece pictured, called Niomea, to the MIT Museum, where it’s on display. Credit: courtesy of Tagliapietra