The Blindman's Elephant, the Poacher's Elephant

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mixed media assemblage
340 X 390 mm
by Dale Copeland, 1997
Collection of Lynne Axten

You've heard the old story of the group of blind men standing around an elephant, trying to describe it within the limitations of what they could feel, touch, know? ("It's a tree, it's a snake ....")
The poacher sees only the ivory, only the money.


Dale's studio can be found on Surf Highway, Taranaki, New Zealand

More of her work can be seen on the Virtual TART site at http://virtual.tart.co.nz/Dale

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