Refashioning New Art from Old (2)

Unlike the small maquette used in the first ‘refashioning’ exercise, this sculpture (dating from 1977) is a relatively weak piece of work that failed to achieve its lofty aim – to portray a Renaissance-style madonna.

Despite its oddly masculine features and crude execution the figure does nevertheless evoke a sense of suffering that I have tried to emphasize in the new piece of work, below:

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One thought on “Refashioning New Art from Old (2)

  1. Very interesting work – not sure why I didn’t get an email about it unless you’ve changed the settings. ANyway, now I’ve subscribed to your lovely blog.

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