Medium of the Art / Technique of the Artist
This art is made of fabric, leather, cowrie, shells, and metal. The artist covered the piece with layers of fabric panels from the generations of family in order to honor the ancestral spirits. Seeing this piece in person made me feel connected to the energy of this generation. It made me feel empowered and awed.
Design of the Museum
This section, the David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing, really spoke to me due to its structures and placing of art. It was very bold, with huge works centered in the massive hard wood floor room. I loved how open it felt, and it was able to focus on these three large pieces of art. It was also very cultural with Asian sculptures. It made me feel small but powerful.
Art and Core Values
This statue caught my eye the moment I saw it. Along with the fact that this piece was placed in a garden with stones. As a woman in this newly empowering society, I felt that this really spoke to us. The way this woman in the statue holds her stance makes her shed a powerful message. It makes me feel empowered, and to know that women all shapes and sizes are important and special.