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May 6, 2007

Sacred Heart

One piece I liked in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery was “Sacred Heart� by Josie Lewis. It is made from found paper and resin. I thought it was really cool how the red “heart� in the piece was secluded and she protected it by putting layers of paper around it. I think it’ trying to emphasize how important it is to protect something sacred. I think the layering of paper is really amazing and intricate. I can tell she spent a lot of time creating the piece. I like how she used dark muted colors in order for the heart to stand out more. The only thing I was wondering about is whether or not there is a meaning behind the repetition of the word “delayed.�