The carrier of mask
of Bruce Krebs.

a sculpture of bronze to lost wax

Here is a man who carries a mask. But its mask does not resemble a mask! But then! What this masquerade! Is this an error? A voluntary error?




I conceived this sculpture around a confusion. The man carries on his head an intertwined couple. The busts of these two in love are stuck one to the other. They form a whole. They are happy.
The carrier, on the contrary, does not seem to be happy. It is overpowered under the weight of this mask.

For marking the difference well, I varied the effects of matter. The texture of the carrier is smooth. That of in love is rough.
In addition, the bust is not same size. Not the same scale. I sought to avoid any ambiguity. The man carries the bust of two beings in love. But on the stud which supports it, I wrote: "Le porteur de masque" (the carrier of mask).
It is the first time that I write an inscription on a support. Generally my sculptures are built without support...









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Bronze: Height: 57 cm, length: 16,5 cm, width: 13,2 cm.



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Bruce Krebs, sculptor
9 ter rue Amelot, 17 000 La Rochelle,
France, Europe.
To send an E-mail to me:atelier.bruce.krebs@wanadoo.fr