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Burning Buildings

First I started with an idea based on the awful tragedies and devastation of buildings on fire loss of life and all the impact of loss. Loss of family friends and loss of precious art works and personal things. The work evolved from fire colours and patterns but at the last leg of the work after the lamps had been installed, it seemed right to take the human feature of the face away, I added the metal it seemed quite beautiful to expose the inside of the buildings foundation and then it became about strength and resilience in the face of adversity. I added the gold as a glimpse of hope on the horizon.  

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