The Big Little Man
This whimsical sculpture provokes interaction and discussion. It appears as both larger and smaller than life at the same time, as if all the fun contained in a child’s drawing has been scaled-up and cast in bronze.
The artist makes use of an aesthetic language made popular by French artist Jean Dubuffet through his concept of ‘Art Brut’ or ‘Raw Art’.
Launched on 4 April 2008 by Jon Stanhope MLA Chief Minister and Minister for the Arts.
The Big Little Man, 1999
Bronze, edition 1 of 3
Petrie Plaza, Civic