Sculpture by Vesna Kittelson

Babel Tower,       mixed media installation      10' x 10' x 12'       2013

portraits paintings commissions by Vesna Kittelson

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Sculpture

Da Vinci and the Drone

Babel Tower

Necklaces

Paintings

Young Americans

Self-Portraits

Fountains

War Paintings

Lost and Found in America
and other paintings

Artist Books

Mrs. Darwin's Garden, Book One

Mrs. Darwin's Garden, Book Two

In order to depict the side of human nature that brings instability, I re-imagined the biblical theme of the TOWER OF BABEL, an ancient myth that resonates in today's world of many languages and misunderstandings between cultures.

The conceptual installation BABEL TOWER is comprised of six plinths holding cut and shaped foreign language dictionaries covered with encaustic, strings and rubber bands, iron, copper leaf, aged wood, adhesive letters; a display cabinet TWICE BORN which is filled with expired passports, immigration-naturalization documents (including a war release card of Japanese prisoner); and a suspended commercial model airplane BORDER CROSSING, covered with cancelled stamps.