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Of particular interest are the "strings" flowing from the upper
central figures mouth and from the hands of the "child" figure. We
are also unsure if the strucural aspects are drawn from African
iconography or are related to the shotgun houses. For some viewers
the structure appears to be an altar, to others a bench.
Many of our visitors have drawn parallels with Christian iconography,
yet the figures appear to be more "African" with their hairstyles and
It would be a real thrill for our docents to have some more
information straight from the artist.
Kathrine Walker, Education Coordinator
Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University