Talking Heads…

On the way to pick up some tickets for David Byrne in Conversation at the Curzon Cinema on Kings Rd I passed a head, the head was definitely not talking, it was just looking and it looked suspiciously like Snik’s work… and she was.

I really like the androgyny of this piece and although I have received lots of criticism lately for putting up so many photographs of art work with women’s faces (and animals) I thought this one definitely deserved to be seen, if that makes sense, or maybe I just need to stop making sense… and enjoy.

I asked Snik what the relevance of  ‘Teardrop’ is

Snik: It’s a mix of things; one: a personal challenge and two: to catch the attention of  train passengers on the daily commute. The look she has is the same gaze a majority of people have riding the trains, looking out the window at the world passing by, wondering, thinking, daydreaming. I thought it would be great to have someone looking back, if only for a split second, as they travel past.

Teardrop is a 5 layer stencil that took 3 months to cut and 48 hours to paint.

Very nice,  I could happily take in a few Teardrops on my daily journey on the road to nowhere (didn’t need to put that last one in but couldn’t help myself).

This entry was published on October 22, 2012 at 18:06. It’s filed under Art, Walls and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Talking Heads…

  1. i like

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