The purpose of this picture (right) was to describe the nightmare idea that we are all victims needing help from a source we cannot see or understand. The wall was drawn from a photograph, turned upside down, of the floor of an iron foundry. The hands were created from the study [above) of the artist's own hands. The attentive jailer was created from a study of museum illustrations of Pacific crustaceans. Images of this nature stir our imagination because they provoke the questions "Who is behind the screen? What are they doing? How do they exist together and what is the strange shell creature doing?"
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