Surfer’s Skull

Stephen Bowers

Surfer’s Skull by Stephen Bowers

Details

Artist
Stephen Bowers
Title
Surfer’s Skull
Year
2010
Medium
earthenware, underglaze colour, metallic stains, clear earthenware glaze
Size
height: 13 cm
Stock Number
201130

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Exhibited

Stephen Bowers: Larks Tongues in Aspic, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 27 November - 18 December 2010

Further Information

This and the following two works (15 & 16) are from a series of fictive ?skulls that imagine the mortal remains of various national ?types?.? A deadpan pun on bone china, these skulls project images and events across the hitherto unknown ?craniums? of deceased but nationally recognised ?individuals?. Works in this series include the following two pieces - Prospector?s skull and Surfer?s skull ? as well as others not included in this exhibition (i.e. Larrikin?s Skull, Explorer?s Skull (Voss), Poet?s Skull (Ern Malley), etc.