The Boneheaded Serpent at the Cross (It Wasn't Luck)

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
Found metal, bones, dried flowers
21 x 18 x 9 inches
Collection of
National Gallery of Art
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

"Our work was on exhibit at the Olympics because of years of effort from many minds. But the persons that was between the art and its place in history didn't appreciate or want to see the beauty in the art. So, like a serpent they poisoned the respect for the art, intentionally." —Lonnie Holley