Figures 31(a)-31(c). Mother Bones. Lyona (Bellsus) culture; c. 55,000 - 40,000 BCE. (Lower Gravis region, eastern Ourine).
Plaster, oil, pigment
Dimensions vary; heights range from 8.75" to 16.25"
The Mother Bone series was born of a longing for the maternal and the matriarchal. It's a nod to the Venus figurines of Prehistory, and an imagining/reimagining of our early female ancestors as great behemoths that once roamed the land—part invocation, part reliquary bone, part object of desire.