The sculpture follows the artist's theme of media manipulation.
A Mighty Blow for Freedom - Fuck the Media by Michael Sandle, 1988
© The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire
- Patinated bronze
- 220 x 300 x 130 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £40,334 ( Total: £60,000)
- Acquired in:
- Michael Sandle
It depicts a powerful helmeted, androgynous figure, full of movement, using a cudgel to smash a television screen. Sandle explained, 'it is the power to manipulate opinion and distort the truth that I hate so much about the media and in particular television advertising.' This sculpture is situated prominently in front of the Usher Gallery building.
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