A Mighty Blow for Freedom - Fuck the Media by Michael Sandle

The sculpture follows the artist's theme of media manipulation.

Details

Medium:
Patinated bronze
Dimensions:
220 x 300 x 130 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40,334 ( Total: £60,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire Danes Terrace, LINCOLN Lincolnshire LN2 1LP 01522 550990 www.thecollectionmuseum.com

Entry details

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