Monkey Madonna, 2020

33 x 20 x 20cm

Pink soapstone

Monkey Madonna is part of the same collection as Gorilla 1.

The image of Madonna and Child is embedded in the Western European psyche, regardless of religious belief.

 

Monkey Madonna plays with this image, seeking to subvert it by depicting the image in a species older than homosapiens and creating it in ancient stone.

 

Monkey Madonna was commissioned by a private collector in the UK.