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.

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refugees

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.

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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