Sunday, February 8, 2009

Metaphor in Sculpture

I've been thinking about metaphor in sculpture, and all the while it is staring me in the face. This little Korean carved stone figure, a gift from D is not a person, it's a rock, but her sweet smile welcomes everyone to the garden. Figurative sculpture combines the human with qualities of the medium. Something as fleeting as a smile with the endurance of stone. Warmth and Stillness............

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