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“Antennas to Heaven”
“Antennas to Heaven”
Graphite on paper
8” x 5 7/8”

This miniature drawing captures a moment of synchronicity between five humpback whales, each lifting their lengthy flippers. This a behavior is speculated to be for the purpose of play or releasing heat from their bodies. Flipper slapping may be social as whales respond in kind to such percussion.