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Beth Lipman (b. 1971) Chalice and Tanalian Mountain II, Lake Clark, AK 2014 C-print mounted to aluminum with gloss laminate 55 x 43 1/2 inches Lent by Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY

Once & Again

Still Lifes By Beth Lipman

On View March 12, 2016 - June 12, 2016

Finding inspiration in European master paintings, Beth Lipman (b. 1971) draws links between past and present in her large-scale, three-dimensional glass sculptures, expanding beyond still life to incorporate elements of portraiture and the landscape. The results are provocative pieces that transcend the glittering beauty of glass and speak about issues relevant to contemporary life.

The largest presentation of the Wisconsin-based artist’s work to date, this exhibition also features photographs taken during a residency in Alaska in 2014, unique because Lipman placed her clear glass pieces directly into the landscape, turning the still life object into a portrait. With some of her photographic work, the artist destroys and recycles the glass, further commenting on the inability of things to satisfy, the fragility of life and our role in the natural cycle. Once & Again reflects the themes and processes explored during Lipman’s entire career, such as the superabundance of contemporary culture, consumerism, decay and materiality.

The artist will open the exhibition with a discussion of her work on Friday, March 11 at 6 pm. This event is open to the public and is free with regular admission.

Once & Again: Still Lifes by Beth Lipman is organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama.

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