Artist: Sean Paul Gallegos
Title: Madonna and Child
Attribution: Madonna and Child, 2019, Sean Paul Gallegos
Materials: discarded toddler and adult sneakers, thread, taxidermy eyes, wire
Dimensions: 18.5 x 14 x 12 in.
Image Statement: The sculpture is sewn and embroidered by hand. From the Untouchables Series of sneaker sculptures focusing on the parts of our existence we as a society dismiss. The disgraced pigeons juxtaposing the highest reference to the mother child relationship and the iconic sculpture by Michelangelo.