Resurrection with a red balloon

ArtWay is a Netherlands-based online resource hub for Christians interested in the visual arts. Every Sunday they e-mail out a “visual meditation”: a short commentary, devotional in tone, on a piece of artwork. Click here to subscribe (it’s free).

I wrote today’s meditation—on Polly Morgan’s Still Small Birth, a taxidermied quail chick tied to a balloon string. http://www.artway.eu/content.php?id=2044&lang=en&action=show

Still Small Birth by Polly Morgan
Polly Morgan (British, 1980–), Small Still Birth, 2010. Taxidermy quail chick, resin-cast balloon, wire, glass, and wood, 25 × 12 cm.

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