Sculpture of two dolls covered in tape and plaster and placed on a piece of slate on an iron structure by Marianne Casmose
I loved you first : found objects, tape, plaster, slate, iron. 33 x 37 cm x 24 cm high

These are thematically related pieces using a variety of materials and attempting to explore a corner of romantic love. The work is based on seven love poems and the projects includes two slideshows/videos made from material collected over a period of 10 years, two paintings, and three objects or sculptures. The poems that inform the work are written by seven authors:

christina rosetti : I loved you first

e.e.cummings : I carry you in my heart

elisabeth barrett browning : how do I love thee

ella wheeler wilcox : love’s coming

lord byron : she walks in beauty

william carlos williams : the ivy crown

william shakespeare : sonnet 116

 

I carry you in my heart : plaster casts of pigs’ hearts, canvas, wheels, found tape. 20 x 20 cm
Sculpture of eight dolls covered in plaster and tape suspended from a wooden stick by Marianne Casmose
She walks in beauty : found objects, plaster, tape, string, wood, perspex. 74 x 47 cm
The ivy crown, acrylics, pencil, tape on canvas, 60 x 80 cm
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