Michael Flynn

Cockcrow

Michael Flynn

raku

33 x 24 x 19 cm

1990

Michael Flynn is one of Britain’s most remarkable sculptors working in clay today and godfather of a new movement of figurative, ceramic narrative art sweeping Europe that Messums Wiltshire has been proud to celebrate. Born in 1947 in Germany to Irish parents, he has lived all around the world and is inspired by everything from Romanian and Japanese poetry to ancient Greek myths. His works are modelled on the kind of courtly figurines made in the 18th century by Wedgwood and Meissen but subverted, presenting them wrestling, jumping, hanging upside down and in displays of orgiastic candour.

Trained as a painter, his works are highly sensuous, displaying a love of colour and a range of succulent glazes.  Drawing too has always been an important part of his practise and the lyrical lines of his works, testify to a life spent experimenting with the graphic arts.

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