To the Ordinary Hero
I share the passion to dream about heroes,but not the necessity to give them a medal: the hero himself doesn't think about a medal while performing an act of heroism. From this consideration my medal was born, a medal to the ordinary everyday hero.
Engraved are the words Bertolt Brecht attributes to Galileo Galilei, answering the comment of his devoted pupil Andrea "Unhappy is the land that breeds no hero", " No Andrea, unhappy is the land is in need of heroes".
Sun and Hearth are rotating on themselves and around, the Sky watching them.
Enamel on copper, gold 18k, silver
Dallas Museum of Art acquires collection of modern and contemporary jewelry
Francesca di Ciaula, Italian designer, Bangle, 1984, yarn,silver
Overall: 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (3.81 x 13.97 x 13.97 cm) Dallas Museum of Art,
gift odf Edward W. and Deedie Potter Rose, formerly Inge Asenbaum collection,
Gallery Am Graben in Vienna