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Paradox of Despair

wood, nails, granite

78″h x 20″w x 13″d

It abides alone, beyond the edge of warmth and happiness. Slipping silently through the eons, it waits… watches… waits. Suddenly, the darkness cuts the light, time splits in half, and a perfect mirror appears. Look into it and you will see a miracle: you.

This piece of black walnut was cleaved from “Benediction of Soul” while I was working on it. It was then carved and burned, and trimmed with over 10,000 nails and nine coats of tung oil.


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