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Paper Art, Emma Hardy, Artist, Packages, 2010, brown paper and packing tape. One of the great tragedies of the age, is that in their preference for abstraction, the sculptures of today wont reflect the contemporary life in which their creators found themselves. This on the other hand might. Even the fashion and clothes will be preserved.
Gurulu mask, Sri Lanka, 26 inches, painted wood - The Gurulu (Garuda Raksha) is the portrait of a mythical bird devouring a snake. This bird is the same bird in Hindu tradition that Lord Vishnu takes his flight on. The snake or Naga as it is called, symbolizes protection. It is said amongst Sri lankan people that having these in homes brings good luck and protection.