Dama i Poeta

1960-61, polychrome wood, size: 71 x 31 x 19 cm

As sculpture goes, there is surely a lot of reason in what you say, Halinka; changing the subject* would open many doors before me, and I am well aware of this, but, Halinka, it is really hard for me to switch to something different, though I know the price I pay for sticking to the domain of religion. The main misfortune is that in my sculptures people see the divine and not the earthly world; I don’t carve people as such, but their eternal features such as suffering, pain, dignity, love, thought…

Antoni Rząsa

*) Antoni Rząsa is the author of four abstract sculptures.

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