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Sculpture | Neville Parker

'‘You are always on my mind II’

Regular price $3,600.00
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Sculpture | Neville Parker

'‘You are always on my mind II’

Regular price $3,600.00
Unit price
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 Size:  670 mm x 350 mm  x 120 mm

Medium:  Takaka marble.

A part of my “Broken Man” series where I have been exploring the idea of ruins and roles and how we all play parts in our lives. The idea I can be - Son, Husband, Brother, Cousin, Friend … all at once, and only part of the full me is seen in each role fascinates me. I wanted to mirror this in how ancient stone ruins are also interpreted as being of relevance to the viewer. Often times we put great social or religious relevance to part of a greater work assuming much of that which is missing will in time back up our assumptions. The fact is many of those assumptions are projections of modern people looking for meaning or trying to relate to something just as the view of self is filtered when described by one of the above mentioned inter actors in our lives.

The fragmented face is not meant to be a ruin but hint at unknown stories. I dont present them as broken but just missing pieces of the whole. 

You are always on my mind is hinting at the idea that once we bond and identify as being part of a union we are no longer complete as one but now identify as a part of a greater ‘One’. I chose the stylised heart with its two distinct sides as a representation of the constant striving for balance and equity in a healthy relationship. Though similar the sides are very different with values and volumes that suggest as yet incomplete balance and harmony.



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