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Clive Burton

 

THE THREE GRACES REVISITED

(a 'serial' installation in a constant state of flux and change)

... from its initial conception in 1998 to its configurations seen here ... this work has adjusted its content in accordance with its contextual and physical environment many times ...the three painted bronze heads have the same identical cast female face ...one the right way up ... one transverse ... one inverted ...indicating the three different facets of the same ...all the other elements are indeed the same ... the illuminated drawn on spheres are their limbless bodies ... the disposable paper overalls their identical apparel ... the three individual graces in fact represent the different emotional characteristics embodied in the complex spirit of just one single ego ... its narrative left for the viewer to unfold within the physical poetry of the arrangement presence and atmosphere of the tableaux ... cb ... may 2015.