Museum Health Break: Artis Lane

Artis Lane is one of the great sculptors of our time. Of any time. Her work depicts the “Jacob wrestling the angel” dignity and struggles of the human spirit in ways that most contemporary ironic, post-humanist artists (unfortunately) do not even attempt. Here’s a silent, and mesmerizing, depiction of some of her breathtaking work:

 

And here’s a news feature on Artis Lane’s Sojourner Truth bust, unveiled in the U.S. Capitol in April of 2009:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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