Lincoln Vignette by Linda Cordell

Sculpture Linda Cordell creates a morbid porcelaine vignette figure of Abraham Lincoln with flesh hanging from his shoulders as an eager rat approaches.

See porcelain statue below:Lincoln Vignette by Linda Cordell (1) Lincoln Vignette by Linda Cordell (2) Lincoln Vignette by Linda Cordell (3)

“Socially awkward and full of repressed anger, I anesthetize myself spending mindless hours carving detailed texture on humorous and/or uncomfortable animal sculptures. A child of the revisionist era, my work reinterprets the figurine enabling animals to break the chains of cuteness and noble savagery. An appreciation of the ridiculous, a love of beauty and skilled craftsmanship, and the belief that domestic objects are social propaganda all contribute to my work.” 

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