“Close Affections” 3rd version 2002 Domestic bronze sculpture patina charcoal black size 185cm, Edition of 6`s. Price on application The subject derives from the ballet “Romeo and Juliet” by Frederick Ashton. It uses one of the famous ‘Pas des Deux that features in that ballet and is so typical of the choreography of Ashton. He causes the two dancers to melt so that they become like one person whilst retaining their individual grace and sexuality. My work with dancers seeks to convey such feelings without simply illustrating them. The dynamic of the dance and making of a powerful image using a beautiful subject is a constant challenge to John Mills. There are many versions of this body of work since 1995, that we will cover in our sculpture trail.
Close Affections” 2nd version 1998
Life bronze sculpture patina charcoal black size 240cm, edition of 2/6.
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John W. Mills celebrates over 60 years of International sculpture