Northern Ireland born (and now London based) artist Kevin Francis Gray subverts classic sculptural conventions of the human form, while exploring a process of distortion that renders his pieces somewhere between figuration and abstraction – by manipulating a classic vision of the reclining figure, the bust and the nude female.

Clay is the life, plaster the death and marble the resurrection of sculpture.” — Canova

I instantly fell in love with this imperfectly perfected, contemporary interpretation of traditional textbook imagery.

 

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All images by Camilla Santini.