Maria del Mar/The Quest
SYMBOLS & ICONS:
Maria often depicted herself as a mermaid seeking salvation and redemption. An earlier self-portrait has her flailing in the water with her arm held up in the air has the caption: I’m not waving… (Inspired by the poem Not Waving but Drowning by British poet Stevie Smith.)
Small sea shells are adhered to the plate.
Dimensions: 39in x 30in
Media: Ceramic plate on wooden stand.