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acrylic painting of a young girl with a swarm of bees

‘Calling the Bees’ by Zom Osborne

‘Calling the Bees’

Acrylic and pen on wood

40cm x 50cm



In ‘Calling the Bees’ the child’s relationship with the bees is intended to be ambiguous. Are the bees are threatening the vulnerable toddler? Or is she the one in control and they come at her beckoning?  Young children instinctively relate to all living beings, not just humans.