The process of combining an “icon” with a “metaphor” does not always easily reveal itself. It is only by vetting such images and marrying them to folklore that new symbolism or relevance becomes intelligible. Taking an “icon,” such as a famous photograph or sculpture that documents a specific time and place along with its zeitgeist, is an important step which makes the viewer aware of original context. The “metaphor” comes in the form of fairy tales, which are predominantly lessons for children warning of the dangers that life can, and often does, present. The amalgamation of these two ideas divulges new and unexpected images, implied meanings, and contemporary perspectives that emerge for you to decipher . . .