Meditation for the New Year
l999, mixed media on paper, 52 x 102", by Jenny Badger Sultan
In this work, the wrapped, shrouded figure came first.
On it are three small white female figures modeled on the three "Stiff white ladies" found in the burial of a ten-year-old girl in Moldavia, 3500 B.C. (as shown in "The Language of the Goddess" by Marija Gimbutas). I was very touched by these burial offerings.
Around the shrouded figure came other images of death and loss: