A abstract sculpture, as a painted wood, wall panel with inclusions of marble chips, “We were devoted to the sea, but not anymore," 2015, by Robert Fields
We were devoted to the sea, but not anymore.
Acrylic paint on marble chips & wood panel
23¾ x 12¼ x 2 Inches

Informed by a report on the one-year anniversary since the end of a summer of conflict and suffering in Gaza and Israel (2014). One of the interviewees was a fisherman. I tried to imagine his grief, after reading his reflections on the unimaginable, the loss of his son and 3 nephews (9-11 yrs.), all playing together, on the beach one summer afternoon. I cannot.