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Wisconsin glass artist Lipman wins major grant

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Lipman's art has been shown at or acquired by a number of museums, including the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y.

Other winners of this year's USA Fellowships include Chicago-area filmmaker


Lipman's glass art was featured in the 2009 Milwaukee Art Museum exhibit "Remains: Contemporary Artists and the Material Past." Journal Sentinel art critic Mary Louise Schumacher wrote that Lipman's "installation of more than 400 hand-blown glass pieces - a giant table of carefully assembled ripe fruits and meats, oversize goblets tipped over and wine spilling across the table and even a snail inching in for a nibble - overwhelms with a hard, sparkling beauty."


In an interview this year with


Lipman's art will be part of an unusual group show, "The Tool at Hand," which opens Thursday at the Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive. The Chipstone Foundation invited participating artists to create a work of art using only a single tool.


Lipman's work also is being show at the


The grantmaking and advocacy group

Source: www.jsonline.comAuthor: shangyi

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