Back in 1985, two years before studying Asian calligraphy, I thought it safer to disguise what I was up to by writing in French. In 2000, I tried again, this time in English, and violá, adding text to sculpture no longer automatically results in a casual glance transforming the act of observation into an act of reading.

Dur et Triste
47.5 x 22.5 x 1.5
Wood & enamel

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