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The use of bronze, which lends Dreamy Bathroom a sense of sculptural gravitas, is pitched against the colorful, aesthetic playfulness of the shapes.


Webb's poetic assemblage of invented forms reference numerous objects; from Victorian fountains to decorative cushions and art historical movements. The reflective, brightly colored surfaces allude to, or parody, the kitsch appropriations of Pop Art, whilst the forms themselves are a nod to the post-industrial rigours of Ultimately, however, the work's meaning is enigmatic which Webb intentionally strives to cultivate.


It is Gary Webb's opinion that though people appear to hold similar similarities, it is a common occurrence to find perspectives that are in alarmingly dissimilar and perspectives vastly different Like a spontaneous doodle or quick sketch Webb's works are consolidations of the ar tists unconscious, that result in playful sculptural forms that seek to evade one singular, reductive meaning.




-http ://www.sculpture .org.uk/artwork/dreamy-bathroom

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