The fur of the coiffed poodle has a softness, an immaterial quality, ambiguous boundaries; yet the weightlessness is also suffocating and there is a sense of a heavier gravitational field. Under their coats poodles are dogs, descendants of the wolf. They are wild creatures, manicured for an interior dependent existence.
beeswax, damar resin, silk thread, acrylic, poodle fur
16 x 54 x 22 cm
Judges of the 2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Professor Ross Harley (Dean of the Faculty of Art & Design and UNSW Chair of Arts and Culture), Louise Herron AM (Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Opera House) and Tim Ross (Design and Architecture advocate, Broadcaster, Author and Comedian).
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