Security Blanket, 2007, Jan Murphy Gallery
Security Blanket, 2007, Jan Murphy Gallery

Security Blanket, as the name suggests, is a series of works based around folded doonas and miniature models. Everyone, the works imply, has a security blanket of some kind – and here they are materialised. Whether the toys we play with as children or the more substantial possessions we amass as adults, we cling to our possessions and aspirations like a young child to his or her favourite blanket.

  Ignorance is bliss failing that get a Selective Memory , 2007, Plastic & Wombeyan marble, 45x74x74cm.

Ignorance is bliss failing that get a Selective Memory, 2007, Plastic & Wombeyan marble, 45x74x74cm.

  Self-Censoring helps Everyone , 2007, Wombeyan marble and resin inlay, 45x55x75cm.

Self-Censoring helps Everyone, 2007, Wombeyan marble and resin inlay, 45x55x75cm.

  (Resistance is) All you've Got , 2007, Wombeyan marble and plastic, 20x92x62cm.

(Resistance is) All you've Got, 2007, Wombeyan marble and plastic, 20x92x62cm.

  You are too afraid too ask , 2007, Caesarstone Steel Wombeyan marble, 50x46x72cm.

You are too afraid too ask, 2007, Caesarstone Steel Wombeyan marble, 50x46x72cm.

  I am More Terrified than You , 2007, Caesarstone & Wombeyan marble, 32x70x50cm.

I am More Terrified than You, 2007, Caesarstone & Wombeyan marble, 32x70x50cm.

5a. I am More Terrified than You. Caesarstone & Wombeyan marble. 32x70x50cm 2007.jpg
  Built over a divide , 2007, Wombeyan & Statuario marble, 40x104x64cm.

Built over a divide, 2007, Wombeyan & Statuario marble, 40x104x64cm.

6a. Built over a divide. Wombeyan & Statuario marble 40x104x64cm 2007.jpg
  Bags of... (wish fulfilment) , 2007, Wombeyan marble, dimensions variable.

Bags of... (wish fulfilment), 2007, Wombeyan marble, dimensions variable.

  Under Construction , 2007, Caesarstone, dimensions variable.

Under Construction, 2007, Caesarstone, dimensions variable.

Security Blanket, 2007, Jan Murphy Gallery
  Ignorance is bliss failing that get a Selective Memory , 2007, Plastic & Wombeyan marble, 45x74x74cm.
  Self-Censoring helps Everyone , 2007, Wombeyan marble and resin inlay, 45x55x75cm.
  (Resistance is) All you've Got , 2007, Wombeyan marble and plastic, 20x92x62cm.
  You are too afraid too ask , 2007, Caesarstone Steel Wombeyan marble, 50x46x72cm.
  I am More Terrified than You , 2007, Caesarstone & Wombeyan marble, 32x70x50cm.
5a. I am More Terrified than You. Caesarstone & Wombeyan marble. 32x70x50cm 2007.jpg
  Built over a divide , 2007, Wombeyan & Statuario marble, 40x104x64cm.
6a. Built over a divide. Wombeyan & Statuario marble 40x104x64cm 2007.jpg
  Bags of... (wish fulfilment) , 2007, Wombeyan marble, dimensions variable.
  Under Construction , 2007, Caesarstone, dimensions variable.
Security Blanket, 2007, Jan Murphy Gallery

Security Blanket, as the name suggests, is a series of works based around folded doonas and miniature models. Everyone, the works imply, has a security blanket of some kind – and here they are materialised. Whether the toys we play with as children or the more substantial possessions we amass as adults, we cling to our possessions and aspirations like a young child to his or her favourite blanket.

Ignorance is bliss failing that get a Selective Memory, 2007, Plastic & Wombeyan marble, 45x74x74cm.

Self-Censoring helps Everyone, 2007, Wombeyan marble and resin inlay, 45x55x75cm.

(Resistance is) All you've Got, 2007, Wombeyan marble and plastic, 20x92x62cm.

You are too afraid too ask, 2007, Caesarstone Steel Wombeyan marble, 50x46x72cm.

I am More Terrified than You, 2007, Caesarstone & Wombeyan marble, 32x70x50cm.

Built over a divide, 2007, Wombeyan & Statuario marble, 40x104x64cm.

Bags of... (wish fulfilment), 2007, Wombeyan marble, dimensions variable.

Under Construction, 2007, Caesarstone, dimensions variable.

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