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Unformatted text preview: each other to endure hard times, an image that is especially resonant in the difficult economic circumstances that affect everyone today. Although still introspective the women are a little more open than the artist originally intended, because of the environment the women seem more content and seem to be gazing at the beautiful roses. Behind them is a beautiful plum tree. The sculptures look very distinct in the different seasons. When the hundreds of multi-colored roses are in bloom, the Three Sisters appear to be contemplating the beauty of nature. In the autumn, they take on a more melancholy, and eerie aspect. Throughout the year they retain their strength. As you can see this sculpture represents the strength of women in the three stages of womanhood: youth, mother and wise old woman. This is a piece that would mean something to people no matter what the era. I really enjoy this work of art and also like how it looks ancient yet somehow modern....
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This document was uploaded on 05/16/2011.
- Spring '11