Glass is a highly original composition showing a
woman balancing a plate of sheet glass with one hand and her
thigh whilst cleaning it with a polishing glove.
Another version of this sculpture is displayed in the Tretyakov in
the gallery devoted to 1950's Russian art. According to the family
of the artist this sculpture was cast 3 times, the present version
and two others which are both in the Tretyakov.
Oleg Komov was an important Russian sculptor of the post war
period. Komov was a leading figure of the next generation of
sculptors after Ivan Shadr, Vera Muhkina and Sergei Konenkov.
He is well represented in the Tretyakov who have 18 of his