The Sweepers


Mixed Media/Fiber     36“ W x 49″ L

India is such a sensory experience; the sights can be almost too much to absorb. There are so many people moving and interacting. In the city you can be over- whelmed with sounds, movement, colors, and smells. Then traveling away from the crowded cities, you then experience the beauty of an ancient culture. You a chance to observe individual Indian people about their daily tasks. I was fascinated with these three women. whose job was to keep clean an ancient palace. Their job was certainly menial, and they were probably of a lower caste. Yet, these women were dressed beautifully in their colorful saris and seemed to make the most of a somewhat tedious and repetitive job. I watched as they worked and then took a short break on the steps of the palace.       $1,800

 

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