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          Fertility Figure I (2008)
          Painted bronze (with feathers & sacking) (edition 8)
          17¾" high (450mm)
































                                                                           "Shaw has been described as belonging to the tradition of

                                                                       Modern British Sculpture exemplified by Moore, Chadwick and
                                                                       Armitage. The overtness of his storytelling and symbolism can
                                                                         feel disconcerting in the context of current contemporary art:
                                                                         his works don't trouble themselves with formal or theoretical

                                                                      justifications, but simply set out to realise the imagery felt in his
                                                                                                                  emotional sinew."


                                                                                                                      Mark Hudson


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