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  • Daisy Youngblood

    Beaver College Art Gallery

    Experiencing Daisy Youngblood’s sculptures is like making eye contact with an animal in the wild. This selection of 12 works, dating from 1980 to the present, depicts both animal and human figures whose thin, clay bodies are poetically as well as materially vulnerable; sometimes, human and animal characteristics are reconfigured in a single piece to compelling effect. The ultimate power of this work is in its unique physical presence, which establishes itself not so much as objects of art do, but, rather, as ancient, mysterious forms in which we recognize ourselves. Youngblood creates this

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