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Geography of the Soul

Geography of the Soul

Ethnicity and age is reflected on the face, but  experience reads also -  joy, sadness, dreaming, thinking - there are subtle markers on the face that, as we age, reveal more and more what territory we may have been through, or that we, now, live in.

I found this image of a Japanese man  in a magazine. I was mesmerized by his sweet smile, and tried to create an homage to the deep long happiness that I saw there.

Oxide stained earthenware with rayon accoutrement.

20"h x 14"w. Rayon 33-34" long. Entire span of piece on wall from top of head to tip of blue rayon 42"

$475.