Artworks and Artists
The Coming and Going of the Shaman

The Coming and Going of the Shaman,
c. 1973
Ashevak, Karoo
whalebone, antler, and stone
38.5 x 27 x 29.5 cm

Theme:

The "parental" quality of Coming and Going of the Shaman, symbolized by the mother and child imagery of the novice in the hood of the old shaman's amauti, complements the theme of teaching and growing.