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Paradise lost
  • Maria Arango
    born 1959
    born: Havana, Cuba ; active: United States
  • Paradise lost, 2001
  • Baren Exchange Portfolio #9
  • Where object was made: United States
  • woodcut
  • Gift of BarenForum.org
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0091.01
Description

Black and white image of figures in an hourglass. The hourglass has a round base and top. There is an eyelet on top with a metal hook through it. There are four bars between the top and base. Inside the hourglass are two figures. The figure on the left has both hands in the air, the right hand higher than the left. The figure on the right has the arms crossed at the forearm. Both figures are on their knees. The background is black.