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Gallery 9: Sculpture, Life in Mythology
I think it agreat loss that modern western society seems to have lost sight of its own mythology and therefore attempts to appropriate others. I find our traditional mythology a fertile ground for metaphors relevant to every day life, and in their foreigness to todys world, gaining an element of the exotic aura sought from other cultures. The symbols of mythology are as powerful today as always, we just mask our involvement in disdain and skepticism, fearful of admitting of other worlds.

Most of these sculptures are available as variations at different sizes, or as affordable drawings, watercolors or signed digital prints. Please enquire via the Contact page to find out what is available.



 

 


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Loss of Innocence (Adam)
Bronze (h)20cm x (w)35cm x (d)24cm 
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Adam has just eaten the fruit and he has fallen back as he realises what he has done. Mythology as life.




Icarus
Mixed Media (h)113cm x (w)193cm x (d)193cm 
Icarus has just touched the sun. As with The Loss of Innocence it is the point of self realisation that is explored here.




Icarus
Mixed Media (h)113cm x (w)193cm x (d)193cm 
He is burnt black and spinning out of control...




Icarus
Mixed Media (h)113cm x (w)193cm x (d)193cm 
...and above all the sunreigns supreme.




Torso
Bronze (h)33cm x (w)18cm x (d)10cm 
Just a simple torso, no more, no less.




The Keyhole
Mixed Media (h)170cm x (w)93cm x (d)104cm 
Degas always said it was his goal to draw the nude as though secretly viewing it through a keyhole. This artwork examines the nexus between voyerism and the nude. Really, does the word 'art' remove all concepts of salaciousness from the nude, and is that relevant anyway?




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