About the Artwork

Powerful Mans`s Head sculpture,Strong Man`s Head sculpture, by the Perceptive British Sculptor Marc Bodie,
“This strong male head bust with eyes closed, begs the question “What is he thinking?” Is he, as the aged graffiti initials on his face suggests, escaping for a moment by closing his eyes? He is, as are all of Marc`s heads from his PARIAH SERIES,one of the Urban Outcasts, the marginalised of society through no fault of his own. What is his story? What is he escaping from? Maybe his artistic talent has gained him some respect through his graffiti and brought some colourful self expression into a colourless soul destroying urban tower block world. Eyes closed he sees hope, this is a resilient, creative, intelligent man taking control of his life.

Artist Comment

I have used concrete as the media for this work as I have also done on a few others in this my PARIAH SERIES.This is a direct reference to his/there neglected concrete urban environment, ie aged concrete with exposed rusting reinforcing metal bar as used in the construction industry.The graffiti on his face is a nod to the need for a scence of self identity in a sterile personless environment.
x 30cm
x 53cm
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S.M.E. (Secret Means of Escape Strong Male statue)

by Marc Bodie
x 30cm
x 53cm
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