The Easel

They Once Touched Roman Lips

Glass blowing apparently emerged on the southern fringes of the Roman Empire around 100BC and quickly eclipsed other methods of working glass.  The glassblower Ennion came from what is now Lebanon and became one of the eminent glass artists of his era. A show in New York highlights the graceful quality of his work, a quality that is still sought after in today’s art glass.