Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Philip Jackson

Sculptor Philip Jackson (born 1944) has been one of Britain's leading public artists for many years now, engaged to create realistic figures for several important public monuments. But I just discovered today that he also makes these wonderfully surreal works. I can't find dates for any of these, not even on his own web site, but they seem to be fairly recent, within the past 15 years or so. I love all of these.

Below, images of Jackson sculptures at Chichester Cathedral, by photographer Simon Rutter.

And one of his realistic works: Constantine the Great, installed in York in 1998.

1 comment:

leif said...

those are really appealing. the angularity is fun without being cartoonish. they're gothy without overdoing. thanks for sharing