Juggernaut

1985

 48.5 x 40 cm

Soft pastel on paper.

A set of 4 drawings of the same figure in soft pastel, oil pastel and pencil.

Collection of the Artist/Private Collection

 Juggernaut n. (altered < Hind. Jaganath < Sans. Jagannatha, lord of the world < jagat, world + natha, lord). 1. an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu, whose idol, it is said, so excited his worshippers when it was hauled along on a large car during religious rites that they threw themselves under the wheels and were crushed. 2. (usually j-) anything that exacts blind devotion or terrible sacrifice. 3. (usually j-) any terrible irresistible force.