Foreign Policy Initiative by Carol McNicoll

This is a witty commentary on current affairs and echoes the artist's previous overtly political work.

Details

Medium:
Earthenware, glazed and decorated with transfers & glass Dimensions: 30.3 x 23.2
Acquired in:
2006
Presented by:
Nicholas and Judith Goodison through The Art Fund

It depicts a soldier trampling on a ruined classical column while carrying a mass-produced glass bowl on his shoulders. The soldier's uniform has a floral print. It is unusual for this artist to make an overt political statement.

Provenance

Barrett Marsden Gallery; Nicholas and Judith Goodison.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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