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Minotauromachie
  • Sharri LaPierre
    born 1938
    born: Spokane, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • Minotauromachie, 2001
  • Baren Exchange Portfolio (Fireman's Art Benefit)
  • Where object was made: Vancouver, Washington, United States
  • woodcut, relief print
  • :
  • Gift of BarenForum.org
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0078.16
Description

Black and white image of figures in an interior (similar to Pablo Picasso’s Guernica.) There is a man with a bull’s head (minotaur) on the right side of the composition extending his left arm forward, fingers up. He is nude except for a cape. There is a woman lying in the bottom right corner. There is a dog to the left of the man at bottom center with its mouth open. There is a girl to the left holding a candle in her left hand and flowers in her right. She is wearing a dress with hears around it. There is clothing stacked in the bottom left corner (identified as a firefighter uniform.) There is a staircase above it next to a window with two faces. There is an airplane at top left and smoke along the top.