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‘Archaic Figure’
by Sheena Barnes

Ink on paper

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About the artist:
Sheena Barnes has been a painter and textile designer since she left Reading University in 1980 with an MA in fine art. She has exhibited widely in Germany and the UK.

About this work:
‘Archaic Figure’ was inspired by the ancient Mesopotamian goddess Inanna/Ishtar and the stories about her. The strong pose echoes representations of the goddess in Mesopotamian art.