Settled by Quakers and African-American freedmen farmers from the Carolinas, Randolph County provided a corridor for the mid-19th century Underground Railroad. In the decades following the Civil War, the drilling of natural gas brought major glass manufacturers to this area.
This glass sculpture depicts a network of small roots growing up to support stalks of corn that resemble natural gas flames. The bluish color of the surface has a marbled appearance that fades from top to bottom. There
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