In her current work Beth Lipman presents an interpretation of the 'still life.' Each piece is a formal, three-dimensional recreation of a painting (or a detail) from centuries past. The subject matter, now seemingly benign, was in its day laden with Christian symbolism and still life paintings could be seen as veritable battlefields…
"Beth, beautiful pieces. The concept of harvesting a detail to create a new object is quite striking. Glass is a craft material much in the same way oil or egg tempera was a craft medium, however your "
"What beautiful work."
"Congratulations on some outstanding works of art -- as usual.
Larry Ericksen misses your creativity at WheatonArts in Millville, NJ."