Just watched this brief [25 mins] documentary on Penny Byrne’s art. She makes vivid political porcelain, another lady makes social comment using dolls in her art yet Penny’s spoke directly to my heart.
She tackles topics that resonate with me by ‘moderating’ poncy porcelain statues. Statues that have never appealed to me, that I seldom give a second glance she moderates to express her strong views.
blood, swear and fear
By day she restores porcelain, breaks or repairs in any way. But it’s her art that makes such a strong impact.
featured work is “The Four Horsemen of the 21st century Apocalypse” includes water, oil, food, over-population