JB's Feast and Famine

Everything is plenty, everything is dear.                                       - Remark overheard in Antioch, AD 362                                                                                                                                            Famine goes, but the stains remain.                                           - Kashmirei proverb

Ana Mendieta worked with natural materials to often comment on essential issues based on fertility and life cycles.
Saturn is the god of agriculture and of time. The sickle, scythe, grain, vegetables and fruit all represent agriculture, while the hour glass symbolises time. The head of Janus, with its young and old faces, symbolises the past and future, and therefore time. The child that the elderly Saturn is about to devour is an allusion to the story that Saturn ...
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