Kneeling female figure with blanket, Nayarit (2022)

Artist’s statement: Cara Faye Earl

h 8.5″ x w 8″ x d 7″
Black earthenware, underglaze

This figure remakes, as an imagined migrant, Kneeling Female Figure/Chinesca (2nd-4th century; Mexico, Nayarit; Nayarit culture; Metropolitan Museum of Art 1999.272.1).

The addition of the blanket was drawn from seeing repetitive images of migrants draped in blankets while “in transit.”

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