Death is an Unacceptable Climax to Life

February 12 th 2010

Cold patina, low fire stoneware
8' x 2' x 2'

Death fails to accomplish what anyone would consider as the climax to something as grand as life. I feel strongly about the inadequacies of the evolution theory to answer my deepest longings and questions.

Topics: Arts

Aaron Lee Benson is Chairman and Professor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Ceramics at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He works mainly in clay, producing large scale architectural forms as well as figurative, narrative monoliths.