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Lighting with Stag in its Glare 1958 - 85


In the massive installation Lighting with Stag in its Glare, the suspended, bronze triangle embodies the energy of a powerful flash of lighting, which illuminates a group of half-formed creatures. The 'stag' of the title was originally made from an ironing board and then cast in bright aluminium to suggest the glare of the lighting. The cart represents a goat, and the clods of bronze on the floor are primordial creatures. A small compass, mounted on top of a box, is another reference, with the lighting flash itself, to the natural energies of the earth.

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