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Quiet Before Thunder

Quiet Before Thunder

: The hands of Lawrence Dallaglio, Rugby legend, catching the match ball from the 2003 world cup game. The sculpture is taken from a cast of Lawrence’s hands and show every crease and disfigurement from this hard and fast game. The hands are accompanied by a booklet with pictures and explanations of the process and a signed certificate of authenticity by Lawrence and myself.
My intention was to catch the short intake of breath that happens before the ball is caught and clutched to the safety of the breast – a moment of quiet before the thunder. OUTDOOR OR INDOOR

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