Pickaxe Heads

Michel de Broin | Pickaxe Heads

Michel de Broin | Pickaxe Heads

2013

Hydrocal plaster, graphite

166 x 92 x 46cm

Pickaxe Heads is a sculpture that recalls the mass production of work tools. It is inspired by a visit to a foundry in Eastern Europe. Stacked like bones in the catacombs, the pickaxes are piled up like so many lives of labour.