Product Code: MUZ1739
The oxymoron of the title Elegant Beggar is borne out by the exquisite poiseof this work, inspired by the women and mOthers who, driven to the cities tofind a better life for their children, maintain their pride and dignity evenwhen compelled to beg for a livelihood. In this work, one of several in whichMuzondo assembles two or more pieces to enable the figure to break out of theblock-like confines of a single serpentine, the elongated forward-thrust of thehead expresses power and yearning. The variously hatched surfaces of thetorso create a rich ripple effect that arrests the viewer’s eye and remindsus that poverty is as much a part of the human condition as its opposite.
|Dimension||44″ x 20″ x 12″|