Tortoise Beetle | LOVE FROM LOVE

Tortoise Beetle | LOVE FROM LOVE

18" x 18"

sumi-e ink + watercolor on kozo paper

2015

SOLD

 

This delicate, petite beetle is born as a larva with a two-pronged fork that extends from just above the anus to the head. From the very start of its birth, the larva deposits its feces onto a fork, stockpiling it until it becomes a maneuverable shield blocking assaults. An effective action...no?