"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE -covid VII: The Long Arc Of Corona is Long... " ** 5-2020, bronze/riverstone, 10"h x22"w x8"d (25x 55x 22cm)
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** Title is an adaptation and homage to the quote often credited to Martin Luther King "Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bents toward justice". In fact this quote has a layered framework established in the 19th century.
Theodore Parker, a Unitarian minister and prominent American Transcendentalist born in 1810 called for the abolition of slavery. In 1853 a collection of “Ten Sermons of Religion” by Parker was published and the third sermon titled “Of Justice and the Conscience” included figurative language about the arc of the moral universe: 1