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Makeshift II

Lewis Robinson

Reference

SAS0139_004

Year

2006

Dimensions (cm)

Height: 47
Length: 45
Depth: 37

Materials

wood,lead

Suitable Locations for the Work

  • Indoors
  • Floor-based
  • Freestanding
  • In a case

Background, history, commissioner of the work

Part of an ongoing series of works made during 2004-2007 exploring the image of the House. In this instance the lead is used much like as in the building industry to repair and protect.

Thematic/contextual information

Makeshift II was part of a series of works made betwween 2004-07 exploring the 'House image' but more importantly, the make-do and mend approach as a metaphor for managing some very difficult times and an extreme sense of loss.

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