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Heaven (from Antidotes for Madness)

Heaven (from Antidotes for Madness) is composed of approximately 200 cast plaster angels, a pair of ceramic birds, and a mirrored metal shelf. The objects that make up this work were found at various garage sales, in thrift stores, or were about to be discarded. The work is a play on grand religious paintings of the late Renaissance and Baroque.

Made with the assistance of David Boechler

Media: plaster, paint, metal, mirror, ceramic
Dimensions: 335 x 610 x 305 cm (11’ x 20’ x 10’)

Collection: Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Photography: Brenda Francis Pelkey