Great Pink Face – 1998

"The Great Pink Face" - A buddha face sculpture mixing the abstract and surreal in Alabaster stone.  By Susan Zalkind.  Made from Anza-Borrego Pink Alabaster and Rose Quartz Eyes.  1998.  13"h x 14"w x 7"d

“The Great Pink Face” – A buddha face sculpture mixing the abstract and surreal in Alabaster stone. By Susan Zalkind. Made from Anza-Borrego Pink Alabaster and Rose Quartz Eyes. 1998. 13″h x 14″w x 7″d

It was a singular and elegant in shape piece of the Pink Alabaster which beckoned to be given face on its broad surface.  Because my spirit loves to crawl into and be cradled by the stone I managed to carve out a narrow opening in its body.