Conflict

2006
Bronze, edition of 9, on Purbeck stone
Patina: Cold green
Foundry: Livingstone Art Founders, Matfield, Kent

approximate size: 60 cm high (100 cm including plinth), 35 cm wide

Conflict is number 5 in a series of sculptures that seemed to frame my life at the time, quite static, backing up and angry looking. There is, however, the defiance visible that takes on such a smooth appearance in ‘On the edge’.

If you are lucky enough to have the best dentist you could possibly hope to find (a clue, he has his practice in Beckenham, Kent), you will discover Conflict residing in his garden.