Iron Maiden


Detail foetus in black epoxy resin egg

Sculpture, Mixed Media

Iron Maiden

1978

Five acrylic dome vitrines with "deformed fetuses" juxtaposed with shells within a larger display case; display case features lighting and mirrors and the exterior is laquared black.
#1 Down Syndrome baby
#2 Spina Bifida
#3 Egg
#4 Thalidomide
#5 Cyclopic

V. Lynn

430 x 890 x 500 mm

Wallace Street Studio, Wellington, New Zealand

Poor

Egg support prong broken, glue excessivley applied to repair egg holder at the time of the Adam show 2009/10. Inclusions in all vitrines; broken fragment of shell in Cyclopic; scratches on vitrine of Cyclopic.



THE DOMINANT CULTUREThalidomideSpina bifidaMotherhoodMirrorsFetusEggDowns syndromeCyclopicChildrenBirthBabyAbjection