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 exploring a corner of romantic love. The work is based on seven love poems and include two videos, two paintings, and three objects. 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, tape. 20 x 20 cm
The ivy crown, acrylics, pencil, tape on canvas, 60 x 80 cm
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