They Once Touched Roman Lips
Madelaine Schwartz | New York Review of Books | 31st May 2015
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.