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STIK (B. 1979)
STIK (B. 1979)
STIK (B. 1979)
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's… Read more Donated by the artist in aid of the MyMural Project
STIK (B. 1979)

Little Big Mother

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STIK (B. 1979)
Little Big Mother
acrylic on wooden panel
signed, inscribed, titled and dated “STIK 2014 PROTOTYPE FOR 'BIG MOTHER' CHARLES-HOCKING HOUSE, BOLLO-BRIDGE ROAD, ACTON, LONDON” (on the reverse)
Executed in 2014.
985 x 280 x 40 mm. (overall)
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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This work has been authenticated by the artist.
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Please note that the charitable proceeds of this lot will be split between the community based arts projects MyMural and ARTification.

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Lot Essay

This is the original working maquette for ‘Big Mother’, the tallest mural in Britain situated on the façade of the condemned West London council tower block ‘Charles Hocking House’. The mural, a forlorn mother and child figure, draws attention to our need for social housing, a message ironically rendered more acute by the building's scheduled imminent demolition. The maquette was donated by Stik to fund the community-led initiative ‘MyMural’.

“MyMural is a project designed to empower council residents to curate Art on their own estates. I am delighted Stik is working with researchers from our Design Against Crime centre and the Mayor’s Office to make a difference to creating colourful cities…”

Professor Jeremy Till
Head of Central Saint Martins
Pro Vice-Chancellor Research, University of the Arts London

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