Karen Austin

Autumn grasses: illusion of transcience II

Rather than a metaphor of transience, autumnal grasses represent the notion of renewal and hope. Such images invoke the notion of Persephone, who, according to ancient agrarian tradition, is the embodiment of both dormancy and rebirth. Thereby symbolizing the impermanence of autumn, and paradoxically, the consistency of seasonality.

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  • Categories: 2018 Artist Profiles
  • Country: Australia
  • Medium: Etching

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