Thousand Petals_gray (2009) 45"x43" (printed dimensions variable)
Alluding to the ancient myth of the Thousand-Arm Buddha of compassion, this work, selected as noteworthy by Guggenheim curator Susan Davidson, bridges Buddhist iconography and universal suffering. The powerful subject matter is treated in a delicate manner with Grant's effusive process reverentially protecting the Buddha within layers of color and texture. This piece received a special mention in the Rauschenberg Tribute Exhibition at the Museum of the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur, TX.
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