"Rapture" (2001)

"Rapture," 2001
Bronze, 67 1/4 x 62 x 26 1/2 inches
Edition of 3
Photo by Ellen Page Wilson
Courtesy The Pace Gallery, New York

"It’s a resurrection/birth story; ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ is a kind of resurrection/birth myth. And then I thought it was like Venus on the half shell or like the Virgin on the moon. It’s the same form- a large horizontal form and a vertical coming out of it."

- Kiki Smith