Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Artist: Sean Paul Gallegos

Title: Madonna and Child

Attribution: Madonna and Child, 2019, Sean Paul Gallegos

Year: 2019

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.