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'Road Trip: Larry The Lobster'

'Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 4: Can't You Take A Joke?'

2020, hand woven tapestry (wool, cotton, linen) 
49cm w x 58cm h (19.2" x 22.8")

For sale HERE

In this series, I have been exploring society’s expectations, and maintaining the status quo. 

This piece is particularly personal, and represents phrases said to me by members of my family in my childhood. A nasty comment, followed by ‘just kidding’. No, you’re not kidding, and yes, I *can* take a joke. But to quote The Smiths, ‘that joke isn’t funny anymore – it’s too close to home, and it’s too near the bone’.

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