After a lecture on astronomy given by a well-known scientist (reportedly Bertrand Russell), a person in the back of the room stood and said; “What you have told us is rubbish. The world is really a flat plate supported on the back of a giant tortoise.” The scientist, smiling, replied “What is the tortoise standing on?” “Very clever, young man”, said the audience member. “But it’s turtles all the way down”.
This piece is constructed in such a way that it breaks down into three transportable components.
All The Way Down
Bibles, Australopithecus africanus skull cast, steel, ribbons, gold, silver, brass, copper, acrylic paints, mixed media. Dimensions: 93"(8 feet)x 23 × 23″, Year: 2009