Thorns, 1994

In the collection of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax Canada

Bronze, 3 elements, each 30” x 42” x 16” (76 x 107 x 41cm)


The objects are formed in the shape of rose thorns, stripped from a twig, but still holding some remains of the bark. The extracted forms contain a threatening element, standing in opposition to the viewer like guardians on duty in a height reaching approximately 80cm above ground. We could see them as a metaphor for human intervention into nature, of a constructed nature that fits in the cultural context.


See also: Thorns, Art Up On Life / Spirit on Ground

und auf Deutsch: Thorns in: Kunst Auf Ueber Leben

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