Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Catty by Amy Crook

Catty by Amy Crook

This piece was once described as looking like she was wearing a black rubber catsuit, though as the bronze has aged the patina’s gotten some flecks of blue-green verdigris on it that adds an unusual texture. She’s another of my little bronze people series, so the figure is about the size of a child’s doll. I always liked the way the lines of her body combined the lush, heart-shaped derriere with long, slender limbs and a smooth, featureless face to be both sensual and faintly creepy.

The person who bought it was kind enough to send me a better photo than the ones I had, since I wanted to post the whole series and not just the ones I had left.

Catty, approx. 12″ long cast bronze, sold.

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2 Responses to “Catty”

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  1. Andy Dolph says:

    It’s funny, when I first looked at this, the impression I had was that she was in motion, prostrating to the divine. I get the sexual context to, but the idea of prostration remains.

  2. Amy says:

    One of my favorite things about art is that even the things we feel are most obvious are open to interpretation. That’s awesome that you see your own thing!