Artist's description:

Is based upon a brush tree and was made as part of a body of work called CarbonTreePrint. This project involves the production of meticulously crafted bonsai trees made of thousands of match heads. Some of these fetish sculptures have been kept for display, whilst others are documented as they burn or explode. Created as a response to the rhetoric surrounding recent ecological issues such as the North American Tar Sands, these beautiful but highly explosive sculptures are intended to bring viewers to consider the impact that the destruction has on perceptions of production and value.

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  Artfinder Catalogue - SS16

Mexican Bush (2007)


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This artwork is sold by Lawrence Molloy from United Kingdom

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