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Collage title Space

Space

1989-90
Photocopy, stencilled oil colour, fretwork and lead
56 x 41 centimeters

This is an omnipotent, William Blake character looking down on the world from his position in the asteroid belt. Space is a nice neutral title for what is actually a godlike figure, but a title such as God could have been a tad provocative for people inclined to faith, or worse, implied a belief I don't hold. I made this collage because such metaphysical themes have disappeared from art, yet once they were a mainstay.

William Blake, Pity: The Tate Gallery, London