Bowls and vessels as a metaphor for death
- Contain things (life)
- Can be empty (death)
- Tipped they can spill their contents.
- Used as part of funeral ritual – vessels buried with deceased contain items needed in the next life… 79 more words
I’ve spent some time going through my archives, gathering some images that speak “surface distortion” to me. All these works have drawn me to them at some point, so it seems a good place to look for inspiration. 366 more words
Megan Bostic’s work is beautiful and terrible. The titles of her work and exhibitions have a raw emotional honesty – “The First Year of Grief”, “Stale Hope: Too Much Was Never Enough”, “Internal Bleeding”, “Self-Defense Mechanism: It Can’t Hurt When You’re Already Numb”… It feels close to voyeuristic to view such feeling, except that clearly this is the artist’s chosen way of living with and understanding her sorrows, and that the work itself is sincere, evocative, emotional, deeply thought as well as felt, often tender and beautiful. 451 more words