In the 1960s, the expression a "monkey on your back" commonly referred to someone with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. In the current decade, the monkey appears in more complex and varied guises, and the effects of his influence more pervasive yet not always recognised.
Courtesy of Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art
bronze, silver, 18ct gold, diamonds, marble, wire
21 x 16 x 23.5 cm
Judges of the 2009 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Geoffrey Cassidy (Director of Artbank), Neil Balnaves (Founder of The Balnaves Foundation) and Diane Balnaves (Trustee of The Balnaves Foundation).
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