Beware the Sentry

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Beware the Sentry (detail)
mixed media assemblage
mouse, dead and fossilised in a SENTRY mousetrap, cogs, gilt & guilt.
Set deep inside a game box with gilded frame.
290 X 245 X 110 mm
$280 + post

I found the mouse-in-a-trap when I excavated a corner of my studio that hadn't been uncovered for 20 years.
Such a beautiful sad little beastie.
Clamped by the trap so proudly titled SENTRY.
Beware gatekeepers everywhere. From airports to the pearly sort.


Dale Copeland lives at Puniho, Taranaki, New Zealand.

See more of her work on her website at dalecopeland.co.nz
email Dale at   dale @ tart.co.nz (remove the spaces)


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