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The Tower of Babel

As the Bible story tells it, the people of Babel were so proud they thought they could build a tower that

would reach all the way up to heaven. God decided to punish their hubris and caused it that one morning

the people of Babel woke up speaking many different languages. They could no longer communicate, and

the tower was left unfinished. I decided to start this sculpture not knowing how I would finish it - or not.

Here we see the first levels of the tower structure going up. There are four main gates and four secondary

gates on the first level, four entrances on the second level, and then the spiral climb to heaven begins.