Entries tagged with ‘Peter Burke’

1996

Host

The work Host is a horizontal work composed of a number of human scale vertical sculptures that follow the undulations of the land on which it is displayed. This is so that the work compliments rather…

Like a ghost encased in steel, Peter Burke's Vessel continues the sculptor's interest with the human body; core to Burke's practice. In this work Burke presents the human form as a presentation of geo…

The starting point for Register was a photograph of a silent protest in the Plaza Del Sol in Madrid in 1997. A crowd had gathered to register their protest at the capture of Miguel Blanco by ETA and h…

Peter Burke's Large Vessel continues the sculptor's interest with the human body, a central theme of Burke's practice. In this work Burke presents the human form as a product of geometry, precision an…

A continuation of Burke’s preoccupation with humanity, Janus Head is an investigation of the space occupied by the human form. Made from poured steel, Janus Head is imposing and tough, but with a deli…

This work evolved from a working cast iron mould and became the basis for the larger scale version titled Janus Head. The Column serves to both elevate the mould forms and also connect it to the tradi…

Embedded in all of us is the ability to recognise and read the human figure from a minimal amount of visual information. In this work Burke has sought to depict a collective human presence with a seri…