Max Rubin – Ace of Roses

Artist: Max Rubin
Title: Ace of Roses
Medium: Paper Sculpture and Poetry
Grade: 11th
School: Bentley Upper School
Teacher: Aram Muksian



Ace of Roses is inspired by Valentine’s Day, the roses created from two decks of playing cards represent two individuals in a relationship. The card of poetry can be exchanged for other poetry cards representing how a relationship can evolve over time. The poetry included in the submitted piece is as follows “Your eyes hold a shade more beautiful than a thousand roses, and your hair a scent more calming than a thousand more.”