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Bamiyan Golden

Chuck von Schmidt

Hand dyed silk cocoons

24 x 24 x 6 inches

$4,500 - INQUIRE

Long Island, NY

In response to the Taliban destroying the monumental sculptures of Buddha in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, I created a series of symbolic replacement "faces".  As a salute to the diverse cultures which trafficked along the Silk Road, I have used a diversity of materials.  In this instance, the face is made up of hand dyed silk cocoons.