Tony Sowersby

Death's Dominion, 2012

acrylic on canvas

102 x 152cm

From the artist

I have been photographing statues of lone the infantryman for many years. This one is based on one in Sheffield.
My grandfather was a machine-gunner and the power lines remind me of the comic book depiction of the trajectory of bullets.

Artist background

Lives in Victoria. Exhibiting since 1980s. Since 1998 has won the Bald Archy for satirical portraiture 2005 and people's choice three times. Finalist in the Glover 2008, Mt Bulla Prize 2009 and City of Albany Prize 2010.