A Slightly Darker Mickey

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Mickey Finn 2017
Syringe on marine wood
82 x 80 cm

I have not been entirely idle during the long, hot summer instead I have been sketching out images that would work as sculptures. I have finally realized my dream to create a sculpture of a childhood icon – Mickey Mouse, but using non traditional material. He is still cheeky and lovable, but the title and symbolism of the material hint at a slightly darker side.

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Baring My Soul

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Preparing for filming

Last week I was back in Venice at Palazzo Mora to meet a collector and film an interview on what makes Anthony Moman tick.
I had a stimulating and frank discussion with a group of extremely bright, future art professionals and was definitely out of my comfort zone.
There were some sharp and challenging questions about my technique and thought processes and at the end I felt drained but some somehow exhilarated at the same time.

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To Be One is inspired by the title of the exhibition (Personal Structures) Open Borders and was an affirmation that we are stronger together

Making Waves

Moving on from contours ( see Divine Object which is currently on show in Personal Structures at Palazzo Mora for the Venice Biennale ) I am creating waves.

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Swell in progress
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Waves