137 - Stargazer

137 - Stargazer

"These are the days of miracle and wonder." - Paul Simon

  • Artist Statement

     

    This is a lyric from the opening track on Paul Simon's landmark Graceland album. The words were not specifically about Simon's African experience, but more about his own observations that life is filled with so much potential (days of "miracle and wonder") but also so many challenges. In a Rolling Stone interview, he explained, "'That's the way I see the world, a balance between the two, but coming down on the side of hope." This beautiful tile is a bold tribute to hope everywhere.

  • Details & Dimensions

    Release Date: April 30, 2013

    Retirement Date: January 1, 2019

    Collection: Summer 2013

    Made by hand with USA-sourced copper, glass enamel, and a custom wood box frame.

    5¼" x 8½" x 1¾" - akin to the size of a novel.

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© 2020 by Houston Llew

enamel artwork artist