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'Weeping Girls' consists of five sculptures, each depicting a young girl who instantiates the title to an almost archetypal, fairy tale degree. In order to convey the sense that the weeping girls are both overwhelmed and performing, Ford made the five sculptures faceless.
Ford often omits eyes from her figures, so that we have no 'window of the soul' to peer through. More than immured in themselves, the 'Weeping Girls' are not there at all, they become hallucinatory, spectral.