This is a free standing figure from a new sculptural series called Anthropocene. This piece called Earth Spirit incorporates both natural and man made elements. It is meant to invoke healing and beauty in this time of human caused environmental change. The figure is carved from fallen aspen collected in the mountains of Northern Arizona and New Mexico. In it's hand it holds a cast bronze carved twig, an antique key and two metal leaves. The base is made with a mosaic of antique ceiling tin. The carved wood bird atop its head is delicately painted with acrylic. the legs are also painted with iridescent acrylic
This figure comes apart in several sections for shipping. It requires simple assembly.
~relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment.
75" x 15" x 15"