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... will he fly ... or will he fall ...
URBAN BIRDMAN is a sad incapable hero. He looks the part. He wants to lead - he wants to fly ... but the chances are he will remain in this posture forever.
He was my first bronze. An adventure in casting, his head was cast directly from a cock pheasant skull. This radical approach is a measure of the spirit of casting that mentor John Huggins imbued.
He is a bird full of anomalies ...
Dimensions: 24cm x 23cm x 84cm Inc Funnel Base [Birdman: 24cm x 12cm x 25cm H]
Medium: Bronze on Brass base
Edition size: Edition of 10
Collection: Artist's Collection
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