In Calm Waters, On Stormy Seas
The exhibition examines the unifying theme of water, both as physical experience and as symbol of abstract ideas. Depictions of calm waters convey notions of tranquility and clarity of mind, while images of stormy seas highlight the power of nature and lead the viewer to consider the fragility of human existence and our fear of the unknown. Traditionally, tumultuous waters have been associated with masculine characteristics, while calm waters have connoted a sense of femininity. Viewers are asked to consider whether placid waters are always feminine and stormy seas necessarily masculine. Read more: http://www.andover.edu/About/Newsroom/Pages/Students-deconstruct-Winslow-Homers-Eight-Bells.aspx
(Photos by Rebecca Mongeon)
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