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Iris Litt

United States

  • City, State: carmel valley, california
  • Geographic Location: North America
  • Age: 73

About me:

I am semi-retired after a 45 year career as a physician/professor. During that time, I focused on improving the health of adolescent women and prisoners. I now am able to fulfill my creative interests by working with glass.

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The plight of the world's women!


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This three-dimensional fused, slumped glass sculpture was inspired by the mist-shrouded mountains of the Japanese Alps. Portraying a solid, formidable structure like a mountain in something so delicate and fragile as glass was a challenge, as was my wish to transform a rigid piece of glass into a flowing object.

The ability of glass to be shaped without breaking serves here as a metaphor for women's potential to overcome the proverbial "glass ceiling" and achieve their goals in creative ways.

 

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