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Stefan Blom - Fly by Night Girl, 2015

Stefan Blom (1963-)
Fly by Night Girl
(2015)
Fiberglass with polyester resin, mild steel and 2k polyurethane paint / 880 x 2100 x 880 mm
CCAC# 0463

Donated by the artist

The sculpture looks at humanity’s fascination with flight, but also how it is used for destruction. Despite standing in what seems like a take-off stance, the female form’s clipped wings make a mockery of her ability to fly. The bombs at her feet allude to what is weighing her down – violence and oppression.

Photograph by Francois Lion-Cachet © CCAC

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