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Signet Contemporary Art London
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Torso 2p (Front)

Original sculpture: Welded 2p coins 75cm x 30cm x 13cm

Price

£995.00

Dimensions:

30cm (w)

x 75cm (h)

x 13cm (d)

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Shaun Gagg’s “Torso 2p (Front)” presents a striking exploration of form and material, offering a captivating reinterpretation of the female figure through a unique medium: coins. This life-size front torso sculpture is meticulously crafted by welding together 2p coins, resulting in a mesmerizing mosaic that challenges traditional notions of beauty and value.

The concept behind this remarkable piece delves into the intersection of art, currency, and identity. By utilizing coins as the building blocks of the sculpture, Gagg prompts viewers to contemplate the symbolic significance of money and its role in shaping societal perceptions of worth. Each coin bears its own history and journey, reflecting the interconnectedness of individual experiences within a larger social framework.

As the sculpture hangs on the wall or rests upon its base, it becomes a focal point for introspection and dialogue. The intricate arrangement of coins forms a textured surface that invites tactile exploration, while the life-size scale imbues the artwork with a powerful presence.

Each sculpture is a testament to Gagg’s craftsmanship and attention to detail, with slight variations ensuring that every piece is truly one-of-a-kind. Additionally, for those interested in adding their own personal touch, customizations such as incorporating magnetic keys or coins can be arranged through inquiry.

“Torso 2p (Front)” by Shaun Gagg is not merely an object of aesthetic admiration, but a thought-provoking statement that invites viewers to reconsider the inherent value of both art and currency. Available for purchase at Signet Contemporary Art in Chelsea and online, this extraordinary sculpture offers a compelling addition to any art lover’s collection.

Dimensions 75 × 30 × 13 cm

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