The witty Whatshisname brings us a series of out-of-this-world sculptures of dancing spacemen in the new One Small Step collection, plus exciting new additions to the Gone Series.
After sending a sculpture of a breakdancing astronaut into space last year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landings, Whatshisname - real name Sebastian Burdon – brings us a new collection of dancing spaceman sculptures in the One Small Step collection. His gallery in space, the Art Above Earth exhibition, was a sensation, and the astronaut sent into space has inspired him to create even more. “I chose the topic of astronauts because of my ongoing fascination with space and the new discoveries of the James Webb space telescope,” the artist explains.
Whatshisname brings more characters to his emotional Gone Series of limited editions, showing our childhood favourites fading into the distance. The common link that connects the Gone series is the choice of iconic characters that are a rich source of inspiration to Whatshisname.
Memorable and much-loved characters like Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and Toto offer Whatshisname the creative opportunity to bring a contemporary perspective to these familiar characters. The story of self-discovery and the search for home resonates deeply with Whatshisname and his many collectors.
30/05/2023A new release from Whatshisname mixes fine glass crystal with the naughty wit of his pooping dogs, adding to the menagerie of pets which includes jelly glass and resin pieces.
17/04/2023We are excited to share the news that Yorkshire-based artist Shazia has brought her long-awaited new paintings to Castle Fine Art. A Letter To My Younger Self is a collection of innocent portraits that capture the uniqueness of people Shazia has known throughout her life. There are also special discounts if you buy more than one of these adorable pieces.
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