It happened in the Guatemalan highlands almost ten years ago.
“¿Qué es eso?” I asked the Mayan shopkeeper. The wooden sculpture, obviously carved from the round trunk of a tree, seemed to me to have the face of a dog.
"Seated Man"--This man is a cube. He emerges from a block of stone in his display case at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He is pure shape. He has a pure face with wide-open eyes. He radiates the calm of
Almost every time I visit Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, I have a look at this small sculpture. It's a favorite, and I often take guests to see the piece in the Greek galleries. The terracotta figurine is a funerary