Art has been a search for ways to create work that is timeless and not bound by trends. Timelessness is an ephemeral, lofty and possibly unattainable goal, but to try one must be aware of current innovations in art and at the same time remember and reassess the past. A shoe is the only garment of clothing that can stand independently, like the living being that stands inside the shoe. A worn shoe has the presence of the person who wore it and the changing styles of shoes are markers of time and history, and symbols of age, gender and culture. D E B O R A H H O W A R D
Art has been a search for ways to create work that is timeless and not bound by trends. Timelessness is an ephemeral, lofty and possibly unattainable goal, but to try one must be aware of current innovations in art and at the same time remember and reassess the past. A shoe is the only garment of clothing that can stand independently, like the living being that stands inside the shoe. A worn shoe has the presence of the person who wore it and the changing styles of shoes are markers of time and history, and symbols of age, gender and culture. D E B O R A H H O W A R D