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Marconi in the Sculpture of John McEwen Mary Reid

Marconi in the Sculpture of John McEwen

Mary Reid

Published October 19th 2007
ISBN : 9780889152397
Hardcover
95 pages
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For thirty years, John McEwen has explored the relationship between animals and people. His life-size silhouettes of dogs and wolves, most of which are flame cut from sheets of steel, are placed in different environments, thereby evoking newMoreFor thirty years, John McEwen has explored the relationship between animals and people. His life-size silhouettes of dogs and wolves, most of which are flame cut from sheets of steel, are placed in different environments, thereby evoking new associations. Marconi, a full-size German Shepherd created in 1978, was the first in a long series. This retrospective publication examines this initial work as a vehicle of the imagination, a component of which is that animals are a necessary source of deliverance and hope.