STEEL STYX PASSAGE
1996, granite / steel, 17'4"h x 20'l x 6'w
Pronunciation: 'kar-&n, 'ker-, -än
Etymology: Latin, from Greek CharOn
CHARON : a son of Erebus who in Greek mythology ferries the souls of the dead over the River Styx (the black river of the underworld). The piece is a celebration of life
and through its dramatic placement of elements and there suggestive movements, speaks to the need of grasping hold of life and living to its fullest.
Decorvoda Museum description