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Tangled Girl Sculpture

Francesca Dalla Benetta

Mexico

Sculpture, Bronze on Bronze

Size: 3.1 W x 7.5 H x 3.1 D in

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About The Artwork

Tangled Girl is a small woman bronce bust with octopus hair. Francesca is intrigued by octopuses, they are such amazing creatures, they can squeeze themselves into tiny holes, change shape and color, they are a great metaphor for transformation, change and self challenging. Francesca has different pieces related to octopus, in different sizes and materials. This piece has a black, green, brown and touches of white patina.The black patina is made from the green one, after a burning process, so magical and mystical. This piece is part of a serie of 6, and the patina (colors) can vary a little from piece to piece (I always try to make them the most similar, but part of the beauty of patinas is exactly their uniqueness). She has a bigger version called La Chica y el Pulpo. The sculpture dimensions include the pedestal size.

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Sculpture:Bronze on Bronze

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:3.1 W x 7.5 H x 3.1 D in

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I'm available for commissions. If you like some artwork that was sold, please let me know: I can make something special for you! STATEMENT: Francesca Dalla Benetta's work is characterized by mixed anatomies and forms. Human faces and bodies are combined with different textures, skins and elements, giving rise to hybrid beings. Through her aesthetics, in balance between the classic and the surreal, the artist studies the themes of transformation, sense of belonging and self-perception, the ability to adapt, stereotypes and categorization. She searches for the fine line that separates personal identity from social conventions, sanity from madness, studying the differences between perception and reality. Francesca's figures are a look inward and out of control, they are a way of containing the uncontainable. The stories of each character, isolated in an intimate and unreal dimension, are reflections on the identity of misfits and the many facets of being. As an artist, her most important task is to communicate and stimulate a different way of feeling and thinking. She mainly resorts to sculpture because it is a lasting solidity in contrast to the volatility of the mind.

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