'Torso' emerges from the marble in a manner reminiscent of Michelangelo. Ogden was studying sculpture in Italy, when she found the beautiful column of pink Portuguese marble and was inspired to create this form. An edge of the pink marble is left unpolished and block-like before the marks of the artist’s carving tools lead rhythmically into the smooth contours of the body. The gray veining found in the marble serves to enhance the form, making it seem almost alive. The block of green marble that sits under the torso elevates it, while complementing the color of the figure.