Refashioning New Art from Old (1)

A sculptural figure that I produced in 1978 prompted this brief exploration into the creation of “new” art from an earlier work.

The small wooden maquette (with a head just one inch high) is crudely carved but has a surprisingly powerful presence. I cannot remember what inspired the idea, or how it was produced. This is probably an advantage when re-fashoning existing work as the new piece can be unfettered  from any earlier objectives or agendas.

The original figure (above) and examples of the new artwork:

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