When a baby is born, obviously a new life is born, often however also a mother is born this moment. A new phase has started, a transformation has taking place. Life is full of these transformations, baby to child, child to teenager, young adult, mother, mature woman, widow, crone and  "Birth of a Woman", still in foetal  position, is one of these transformations and represents all of them.
13" x 15" x 25” (life-size) 2010,  series of 12, 66 lbs
birth of a woman
© 2017 nistal prem de boer
nistal prem de boer
bronze sculptor