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The artist followed formal classical bas-relief rules with respect to both the composition and the depth of the bas-relief.

Each bas-relief had to tell the story and the art form had to be clear with a unified and full composition without leaving empty spaces.

The third bas-relief’s story of the end of the Cold War and the fall of the Berlin Wall through negotiation and agreement between Presidents Bush and Gorbachev was the most challenging. In order to convey two different times and spaces, the artist utilized two different styles; an Egyptian design style for figures representing Presidents Bush and Gorbachev, which are flat with the surrounding space lowered, while the figures reflecting the fall of the Berlin Wall are higher.

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