"Copper Man"



Life-size reclining male figure. Made from 'patchworked' copper sheet, (welded with fluxobronze). One of a series in 'patchwork' sheet metals, which includes female torso in soldered lead and female torso in copper purchased for permanent public display in Altrincham shopping precinct.





Armature (steel reinforcement) made with found objects such as pushchair, tricycle, pedalcar, motorbike frame etc., symbolic of an adolescence spent 'stuck' in concrete towerblocks, not getting anywhere. Concrete, found objects. 8 feet high x 2 feet x 2 feet.