I've always been fascinated by the sight of the human form flying through the air. In this piece (with the plinth out of the equation) I wanted to cue that fresh little intake of breath you get when you see a body rise, crest and fall through the air.
THREE OF HEARTS
Truly iconic, the heart is my favorite form to work with. The line of it is just so outward and giving.
YOU GET ME CLOSER TO GOD 1, 2 & 3
Title taken from "Closer" by the band Nine Inch Nails.
If the scripture of God can 'elevate spiritually', then wings made physically from the word of God must be able to fly a little closer.
The 1943 bible owned by Lettie Osborn that was used to make the feathers, was found to have every single famous and little known quote about adultery underlined, either in old school HB pencil or ball point pen.
Piece Number Three is no angel - he's just another guy trying to get closer to God. No one's filled him in on Icarus yet!