I think the novelist’s principal task is the communication of sensation. If he...– Shelby Foote
Amy Switzer: Word Bird: Mortimer
Amy Switzer: Word Bird: Mortimer, 2008, glass, wood, book pages, 4 x 1 x 6 inches (Paper bird) 19 x 10 x 10 inches (Glass case): “Word Bird: Mortimer” was inspired by Schieffelin’s actions. The sculpture consists of a bird constructed from the pages of a copy of Shakespeare’s Henry IV. The pages were cut and layered to simulate feathers. The bird is the size of a starling. The bird...