About this work of Art
A Pair of Lurchers
Bronze Resin Sculpture
Limited edition of 25
Size : H 28 cm L 27 cm W17 cm
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Dominance II is a limited edition bronze resin sculpture of two lurchers by Jane Shaw.
This is all about relationships between two dogs and who is dominating who? It is a calm and gentle composition but with alot of communication. I have also done a similar sculpture with a man and a lurcher and I have posed the same question.
My love of dogs continually develops as I get to know more and more breeds but I did love entering in to the world of lurchers, when I sculpted these two dogs. It was their calm and serene nature which I loved the most – they just cant help but move and act with such elegance, and that is what I wanted to portray in this bronze animal sculpture of two lurchers.
I was also interested in the communication between two dogs, and so in this bronze sculpture, with one standing and one lying dog, I leave the question with the viewer – who is dominating who?
After completing a degree in History of Art at Manchester University, Jane spent her early career with a firm of Fine Art Valuers and Consultants travelling and living abroad before returning to London to set up and run a recruitment company, which she then sold after a decade. On moving to Dorset in 2013, she has revived her love for sculpture inspired by her life long interest in animals, and the outdoors. Jane is passionate about the portrayal of both animals and humans, and often working directly from life, focusing on movement and the overall essence of her subject. Jane continues on her own sculpture projects, producing work in both bronze and bronze resin and is now beginning to develop larger scale projects in plaster which are cast for the outdoors. In 2015 she was awarded First Prize for her sculpture of a Racing Greyhound at the Bath & West Show and then won the same award in 2016 for her sculpture of a Hare’s Head – ‘All Ears’.
- Size : H 28 cm x W 17 cm