March 13, 2017

Woman with a Small Bird - Sculpture by Sarah Myers

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Woman with a Small Bird, Sarah Myers
Sculpture in terracotta
She looks at the small bird held lightly, carefully, in the palm of her hand. The bird gazes back, its head slightly turned to catch her in its view.

   The woman sits with one knee drawn up, the other leg bent as she sits on the ground; her long skirts fall in heavy folds around her. Many elements are meant to convey a connection, over the millennia, with the bright, gentle spirit of the Tanagra figures from ancient Greece. But though she is of the same lively orange-red earth – terracotta clay, full of iron, that can be found across the globe – and though she sits so still - motionless, with her tiny finch that never flies away - she is from a much younger world, the one that belongs to you and me...
  
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Woman with a Small Bird, Sarah Myers
Detail


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Woman with Small Bird, Sarah Myers
Left side

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Woman with Small Bird, Sarah Myers
Right Side

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Woman with Small Bird, Sarah Myers
Detail


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Woman with a Small Bird, Sarah Myers
Close-up


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Woman with a Small Bird
Sculpture by Sarah Myers