Looking to the Future from the Past - The California Condor

Item

Title

Looking to the Future from the Past - The California Condor

Description

The mixed media piece depicts the human factors which contributed to the extinction in the wild of the California Condor. From the bullet shards in the nest and the DDT bottle in the cave to the gold on the mountains and chains surrounding the bird, the piece is full of symbolism. "Looking to the future" is in the title of the piece because the purpose is not to dwell on past problems, but rather to get people thinking about how the past will influence the California condor species, now that it has been reintroduced into the wild.

Type

Artwork

Subject

ESPM 50 Creative Projects

Creator

Abranches Da Silva, Matthew

Publisher/Uploader

ESPM 50

Upload Date/Date Issued

2019-05-07T01:06:45Z

Content License

Unknown

Identifier

17FA_6B66DB35

Medium

Mixed Media- primarily acrylic paint, with the use of metal chains, cage wire, aluminum, and gold foil

Extent

24" x 24"