CYRILLE ANDRE

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A007-S16, 2016

FREE STANDING SCULPTURE wood  
34.75 x 24.75 x 28.5 in
89 x 64 x 74 cm

Ash (no healthy tree was harvested for this sculpture).

André's work is often inspired by current events. "This head is part of a group of heads, anonymous portraits made as an homage to migrants who attempt the crossing of the Mediterranean. The standing heads represent the migrants who make it, while the ones that are lying down evoke the less lucky migrants," says André. The cracks, or "accidents in the wood," evoke accidents in the migrants' lives.

Return to the "Exhibition" page to watch the video where we see André carving this work.

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