About the sculpture
This piece of sculpture shows the mythological figure of Icarus falling from the sky. Icarus and his father, Daedalus, escaped their captors and flew away with man made wings attached with wax. Icarus flew high into the sky, loving the flight, and flew too close to the sun. It is loosely sculpted to add to the movement and light of the work.
The patina colour on this bronze is blue to reflect the colour of the ocean Icarus falls into.
About the artist
I have been producing sculpture in bronze for over 30 years. Large projects included ‘Icarus’ for the London 2012 Olympic Village, the ‘Sir Peter Scott’ sculpture in bronze for London Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre and Hammersmith Man for the Hammersmith fly-over.
My artwork is nearly always based on the human figure whether in an abstract from or in a realistic way. As A sculptor I have always wanted to work from the human form because of the feelings and emotions it conveys; there is usually a story behind every piece.
Height 206 cm
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