The white sculptures by artist Beth Katleman have nothing to do with grandmothers' kitsch porcelains. Described by Ken Johnson in the New York Times as, “doll-sized rococo theaters of murder and domestic mayhem, ” these art pieces are miniature worlds of narrative and stunning aesthetics.
Each little ornament represents an exploration of themes of consumption and desire. These ideas are evident by the way the statues act. Nudity and extravagance are present in every scenario, and every figure symbolizes different things. All the sculptures were mounted on a wall to create a fantastic installation filled with metaphors and meanings.
The mesmerizing work by Beth Katleman has been exhibited around the globe in museums like the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, and the Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York.
Beth Katleman Creates Decorative Miniature Theaters
Ana Lopez — December 11, 2011 — Art & Design
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