Separated Children in Commercial Facilities, a sculpture by Irene Osborn

Separated Children in Commercial Facilities

Irene Osborn

Clay/Plastic Containers

15 x 14 x 12 inches

Not for Sale

Olympia, Washington

 

These works are in my home in Olympia WA.

Having grown up in post war Germany, the treatment of refugees and the separation of Families upset me deeply. During the Nazi Regime it was nearly impossible to make your opposition heard. If you spoke out you were disappeared. I at least had the opportunity to make my voice heard in the only way I have that reached passed my friends. That is through my art. I was trying to put a human face to the suffering. In several of my sculptures the backs

Inform on their past.