Odin is an important figure in Celtic mythology and is associated with battle, warriors, and passionate sacrifice. As in the crucifixion of Christ, Odin hung on the Tree of Life for nine days, where he received sacred visions.
The piece is fashioned after ancient war shields, and the objects―vertebral sections from a mule deer―represent the core of elemental physicality. These are among the fundamentals of life: bones, dirt, rock.
DetailsThe plate is fabricated from bronze; the interlocking links are hand-forged stainless steel; the bones are cast and polished stainless steel.
Bronze, Stainless Steel,
42 inches square