‘Unknown Warrior’ by Gerard McCabe

Artists Statement for Ancient Echo ‘Unknown Warrior’ Celtic

 

Each time we unearth our past, and expose it to the modern gaze, myth and legend come to us as an ‘ancient echo’ of where we have come from.

In this piece, it is the examination of our Celtic ancestors, which lends an ‘heroic’ mythology to that story, even as it recedes into our past, ever more distant from us, through successive generations.

 

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