Beth Ames Swartz: Different Voices, Unique Visions

March 17th through April 28th 2012

Beth Ames Swartz recent series The Thirteenth Moon is inspired by three revered eighth century Chinese poets: Du Fu, Li Bai and Wang Wei. Her mixed media paintings visualize their poems to reflect the richness of their respective world views: Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism.

Selected Works

The Thirteenth Moon: Facing Snow #1

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 2008

60 × 48 in, 60, 48, , in

The Thirteenth Moon: Evening Near Serpent River

Acrylic and multi-media on canvas, 2007

72 × 60 in, 72, 60, , in

The Thirteenth Moon: Only Vast Floods that Stretch to the Clouds

Acrylic and multi-media on canvas, 2010

48 × 60 in, 48, 60, , in

The Thirteenth Moon: Deer Park

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 2008

72 × 48 in, 72, 48, , in

The Thirteenth Moon: Only the Mindless Waters Remain

Acryilc and mixed media on canvas, 2008

60 × 72 in, 60, 72, , in

The Thirteenth Moon: Where the Color of Mountains both Is and Is Not

Acrylic and multi-media on canvas, 2010

48 × 60 in, 48, 60, , in

The Thirteenth Moon: Watching the Play of Ripples Is Endless Pleasure

Acrylic and multi-media on canvas, 2010

48 × 60 in, 48, 60, , in

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