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Image shows a cropped image of a sculpture by Brian Shields.
View and buy original artwork online at The Biscuit Factory. Part of the New Light Exhibition 2020: 'The Patronage of Icarion John (John Clare, Poet)' a surreal sculpture by Brian Shields. Image shows a bird cage with a man wearing Victorian clothing, a cone over his nose and a set of wings sat on the swing. In the bottom of the cage are discarded books. The sculpture sits against a white background.

The Patronage of Icarion John (John Clare, Poet)


By Brian Shields

60 x 33 cm

Epoxy, acrylic, enamel, brass and found cage

Part of the New Light Prize Exhibition 2020


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This piece is available for £950 per month with Own Art.

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All work from the New Light Prize Exhibition is available to buy, however, the organisers have requested that pieces remain on display until the end of the exhibition (29 August).

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