“Untitled 1986” better known as “The Shark House”
When I first started work on the Headington shark sculpture, the seed of an idea
came from sketches I had made while walking South on the coast road through Egypt
to the Sudan. On my right-
Some of the sketches I drew at this time were of sharks leaving the watery depths and cruising the landscape like predatory missiles.
Back in Oxford Spring 1986 planes were taking off from Upper Heyford dropping their load from the clear blue sky on Libya.
Our fears and vulnerabilities come this time from above.
Early Saturday morning on the 41st anniversary of the dropping of the Atom Bomb on Nagasaki at 2 New High Street in the suburb of Headington , Oxford, “Untitled 1986”, better known as The Shark House was launched; Mixed Media, Brick, slates, wood, metal, polyester resin, glass, plaster, oil paint, lace curtaining and window boxes…….
|Headington Shark |
|About Haiti Drawings|
|Discret Charm of Bourgeoisie|
|The Pinnicle of Power|
|Our Glorious Leader|
|What Game can we play next Fathers|
|Two headed monster Tonton Macoute|
|The Nuba Survival|
|Dry Riverbed Nursery|
|Blackbird Leys Birds|