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Aphrodite / Madonna
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Hand worked slip cast porcelain

This piece has a double title because I found that when working on the face, it didn't look right with eyes, so I took them away again. It came to me then that she didn't need eyes because she was looking within, to the love that she carried inside her. It then occurred to me that both the Madonna and Aphrodite gave birth to the 'god of love'(Jesus and Eros) and that they were ostensibly both virgin births because there is no reference in the mythologies to an actual father in either case.