James SIGLEY

Accession number 2000_242_1_2_3
Artwork title Water Nymph
Date of work 1994
Credit Line / Acquisition Information Kindly donated by Mrs Vivienne Sigley
Signed & Dated Sigley bf
Display Height / Width / Depth 620cm x 110cm x 125cm
Artwork Statement

"The joy is in the doing" and "Use your nut!" encapsulate the artist's philosophical and practical approach to his work. This approach is evident in all media, whether sculpture, photography, drawing, painting, ceramics, scraperboard or furniture making. From concept to finished article, the artist took pride in demonstrating the highest level of craftsmanship at each stage of its production. The figure of the nymph emerging from water has some likeness in stance to the artist's wife. Questioned about this the artist responded that as an artist "you're obvously influenced by the people you live with..."

Credit Line / Acquisition Information Kindly donated by Mrs Vivienne Sigley

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