Portrait of Madame Blavatsky

Found Metal & Spiderweb

410 x 510 x 410 mm


A found object, made of steel has facetted panels, created by bends and twists, worn and shaped, the form alludes to a constructivist or cubist bust. The weather-beaten surface, rusted patina and the cobwebbed veil conjure up a Portrait of Madame Blavatsky. H.P Blavatsky (1831-1891) was the cofounder of the Theosophical Society in England, and a world-famous figure in the occult and esoterica. ..... Found Object, balanced, fascitated and suggestive and then what happens is it then through the cobwebs given the narrative or fantasy of being left behind. Unattended lair. Dusty corner Uncovering Forgotten cubist Found Cubism Cubism Found Cubism with Veil Veiled Cubism Cloaked Cubism Portrait of Madame Blavatsky