The falling angel Picture

Making: year 2014

Size: 40 x 50.5 cm

Media: acrylic paint and badminton feathers and black marker

This piece message is the opposite of another piece of mine, ‘deer in the woods’. Sometimes hope might not last long and one day your luck will fall, because we hold on to that hope and the fear of relying too much on that little lasting hope. This links to the Greek mythology of Icarus who built his own wings so that he could fly but due to flying too close to the sun the glue melted and he fell. He was relying too much on the idea that his invention would work.

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