The Cook His Wife and Her Lover

410mm w x 150mm d x 480mm h

Related to Peter Greenaway’s film of 1989 of more or less the same name the sculpture implies themes of lust, greed, political manipulation and maybe more. The chic French restaurant now serves hot dogs and chips. The lady with a shunga tattoo has a chair on her head referencing the 26th plate from Los Caprichos, Goya’s masterwork satirising 18th century Spanish society. No change there then.

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