Art that understands the vocabulary of its past always catches my eye. Beth Lipman who shows at the wonderful Claire Oliver Gallery in New York knows still life. Her glass sculpture speaks to that over the top still life tradition of the 17th century where bountiful excess was all the rage. (Wait!!! That seems to be our era as well!) History has a way of repeating itself but not Beth. These are really wonderful works that take this ancient tradition and spin it so that it speaks to us here and now.
Keep an eye out for her exhibition in April 2015.
All images via Claire Oliver Gallery
The Work of Beth Lipman