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Sawtooth

Stephen Szymanski's avatar Stephen Szymanski

The teeth on a Sawfish's snout are not actually teeth, but in fact scales that have been hardened. In nature, survival of the fittest dictates that if a species lacks the "hardened scales", they will be overcome by the stronger species. The ladder of time we inevitably climb as humans harden our scales and sharpen our teeth. The ascending glass forms grow more opaque and thicker, like the skins of natures surviving beings, and on the bottom sits the Sawfish's signature barbed tooth; time only moves forward.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 3.25"
  • Medium: Glass & Metal
  • Width: 4.25''
  • Year created: 2015
  • Height: 2.75'