“Historically, oppressed people could express things through music they couldn’t say in words. The shape is actually very human. This one looks like a lady. There’s an element of jewelry in the art of guitar making.”
The juxtaposition of raw wood and the polished serpentines of the tuning keys enhance the sensual nature of Guitar as simultaneously rough and refined. The strings link the organic body and the neck with a tensile force. The side view reveals an anthropomorphic thrust to the carving of the head.