"PORTALS and PASSAGES 2020 V" 11/2020, 7.5"h x23"w x7"d (19 x 58 x 18 cm)


The Portals and Passages Series , originally begun in 1987, the vessel and the act of navigating also play prominent roles. Openings or portals are featured suggesting entrance or passages into spaces and places, both real and figurative. In the Portal and Passages 2020 series a vessel form, again historically understood as a metaphoric “container or carrier” of an individual, a group, or even society in its entirety, is typically careening through a portal or circular opening. In the context of the year 2020 it suggests a “passage” from a dark and politically stymied place into a new decade and a brighter more hopeful future.

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