Kickass Sculpture by Sally Hewett

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Kickass

Sally Hewett

United Kingdom

Sculpture

Size: 18 W x 18 H x 10 D in

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About The Artwork

Bruises resulting from domestic violence are usually hidden - I wanted to show them.

Details & Dimensions

Sculpture:Fabric on Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric)

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:18 W x 18 H x 10 D in

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Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.

Stitching Practice My stitching practice centres around ideas of beauty and ugliness and the conventions that determine which is seen as which. I am interested in why some characteristics of bodies are considered beautiful and others ugly or disgusting. I am also interested in the social and political history of stitching and embroidery. I work mainly with fabrics using hand stitching and embroidery and upholstery and toy-making techniques. I am interested in how we see things and how we interpret what we see: does my particular way of representing bodies, using fabrics and stitching, affect how the content of the work is seen? Is it seen as ugly, disgusting, beautiful, erotic, or just funny? For some of my recent work I have been looking at plastic surgery, implants, use of fillers etc. - the desire to change anything which fails to comply with the conventional ideal, e.g. large noses, small breasts, fat bellies and bottoms, stretch marks, body hair.

Artist Recognition

Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection

Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in London