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Variation on a theme II : Hegemony
Description : Bronze, steel, ash wood
Date of creation : 2022
Dimensions : 19 cm × 31 cm × 26 cm
Weight : 2.9 kg
2,500 €
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Variation on a theme II : Hegemony  is a sculpture by contemporary British artist Peter Brooke-Ball. This piece in ash wood, steel and bronze is quite unusual for the artist and differs from his other artworks, particularly with the materials used and shapes, reminding one of a big cat's paw. The wood with its soft and curved lines contrasts with the extremely sharp metal, that gives the sculpture a dangerous look. The artist has work with the same bronze element for the artwork Variation on a theme II : Because.  

Without carrying a clear meaningful statement in themselves, Peter Brooke-Ball's works surprise with their humour, simplicity and sensuality. As he himself states, the desire is to create "objects that are gorgeous with a hint of mystery". Sometimes alluding to violence or coercion, the sculptures also question concepts of protection and bond, linked to the artist's idea: "I see each piece as a thought and I want to keep that thought secure and precious, fearing it might all slip away". Although each observer reacts differently with their own interpretation, the titles of sculptures often suggest a concept, a situation or an emotion. Above all, the artist values comments from children, who are free of preconceptions and have a tactile and instinctive relationship to the sculptures.

The work of Peter Brooke-Ball actively connects and compels the coexistence of dissimilar materials that are attached, suspended, surrounded, covered or tied to each other. In his stone and rope sculptures, the artist correlates the physical properties of the materials and works on a paradox that upsets the balance of power between these two elements: "I like the idea of the soft defining the shape of the hard". The contrasting, evocative aesthetic elements of the works of Peter Brooke-Ball contribute to them being highly enigmatic; sometimes troubling and disturbing, sometimes amusing and playful.

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Variation on a theme II : Hegemony

Description : Bronze, steel, ash wood
Date of creation : 2022
Dimensions : 19 cm × 31 cm × 26 cm
Weight : 2.9 kg
2,500 €
This piece of work is already in your basket. If you choose to add it, it will automatically change the quantity. (Countries differences in VAT rates require as many invoices as expedition points).
If you choose to add this piece of work to your basket, it will automatically replace the existing piece unless if it made by the same artist. (Countries differences in VAT rates require as many invoices as expedition points).
A question ?

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Our guarantees :
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  • Delivery by specialized transporter
  • Delivery insurance included in shipping costs
  • Shipping costs based on delivery destination