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A perirrhanterion was a decorative open basin of water for symbolically purifying oneself before entering the temenos (the sanctuary area), in the Mediterranean region during the Archaic era and later. There are similar rituals of symbolic cleansing with special water in past and contemporary spiritual traditions throughout the world.

I am working with that idea of a vessel of spiritually purifying water, and striving for an ethereal beauty equal to the purpose. The original ancient perirrhanteria had a more rooted and regimented appearance than these. These are for the era we are coming into, ditching the 5000 years of domination, pyramidal culture, etc., and on to something much freer and melodious, creatively harmonious with the rest of the natural world, dancelike...

Perirrhanterion, Gamboge
oil on canvas
42 x 36"
$2700
Perirrhanterion, Yellow And Green
oil on canvas
48 x 36"
2023
$2700
Perirrhanterion, Where To Turn
oil on canvas
40 x 30"
$2700
Perirrhanterion, Bronze Dove
oil on canvas
40 x 30"
$2700
Perirrhanterion, Sea Green Nest
oil on canvas
40 x 30"
$2700
Perirrhanterion, Keep Me Pure
stoneware and metal
65 x 58 x 58
Perirrhanterion, Keep Me Pure DETAIL
stoneware and metal
65 x 58 x 58
2021
Perirrhanterion, Keep Me Pure DETAIL
stoneware and metal
65 x 58 x 58
2021
Perirrhanterion, White Dove
oil on canvas
28 x 22"
$1800
Perirrhanterion, Crescent Moon
oil on canvas
28 x 22"
Perirrhanterion, Bronze Bowl
oil on canvas
40 x 30"
$1800
Perirrhanterion, Night Field
oil on canvas
40 x 30"
$2700
Perirrhanterion, Earth And Moon
oil on canvas
40 x 30""
$2700
Cranes, vessel, spring, yellow, gray, sacred water
oil and graphite on canvas
36 x 24"
$1800