Ceramic: slip cast porcelain from an original model with porcelain slip and under-glaze cobalt decoration
Overall: 14 1/4 x 5 x 5 in. ( 36.2 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm )
One of three pieces of ceramic garniture; bowling pin-shaped form resembling women in burka; cobalt blue design of downtown Manhattan skyline with World Trade Center and decorative motifs on white ground.
Artist's statement: "The environment in which terrorism thrives is oppression and the breeding ground for extremism is poverty, desperation and hopelessness. The imagery of women anonymously shrouded combined with the unforgettable Manhattan skyline, transposed onto porcelain bowling pins simultaneously depicts extreme vulnerability and strength. The precarious balance of the pins fired and frozen in time, provide a window into a poignant horrific moment in history..."
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