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Florida Artists Registry
souls are dark places - for within them lie our most damaging
fears and our deepest secrets. A subtle eeriness emanates from
Bogdanowitsch's Siblings, a piece that is as visceral as it
is symbolic: blunt-cut branches painted the purply-pink of human
organs protrude from a trunk that bears two heads with dark,
unreadable mouths. Symbolically, the "family tree" reference
here is obvious, given the name of the piece, but what of those
strange eyes and mouths poised to speak?
Perhaps the dual nature of the thing represents the good and
evil in everyone's souls, the open mouths giving voice to what
some people call conscience and others call monster. And the
blackened-out eyes imply an ability to see deeper and truer
than physical sight, like the blind witches of Greek and Shakespearian
tragedy. Let's just hope they don't see right through to our