Hand built in mixed clays. Crackle glazes. Glass eyes.
“I have a long-standing fascination with the human desire to make sense of existence through religion, myth and folklore and its use of art to create concrete images of worship in the forms of icons and idols.
My figurative studies are a mix of modern portraits and faces found within historical works, where some remain true to the initial sitter others have evolved. From portraits to large scale votives and secular reliquaries, all use the technique of giving prominence to the eyes using glass inlays.
Hand built from a mixture of red and white clay bodies Magda is part glazed with a matte crackle which I have scraped back to reveal registration marks and the textures beneath.” – Alison Coaten
|Dimensions||24 × 38 × 50 cm|