Sculptor Tom Hiscocks must have been delighted when he conjured up the title ‘Chinese Whisper’ for a series among his new works.
Tom’s signature technique is to piece together his sculptures by layering 2D slices together to form a coherent 3D whole. To get the effect, every slice is subtly different from the last. Rather in the manner of a Chinese whisper. It’s an almost mathematical technique, and yet the result is rather profound. These are universal human figures: there’s real poignancy in the seated One series, for example.
Tom's anatomical works represent the latest phase in his development as a sculptor. He was born in 1963 and graduated from the Cambridge Art School with a first
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