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SAFETY

KIWI

mixed media on canvas

8"

10"

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H

ey! You! Put that helmet on. Safety Kiwi doesn’t

care if it’s uncomfortable,


those are the rules. You over there! No hanging off the wall by one nail!


Listen to me! Are you the one with the PhD in WHIMIS and OSHA?


I thought not. Your education is not up to regulation standards.


He’ll keep you safe, whether you like it or not!

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$37.00 USD

Coconut's Critique

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In deviation from the other works of this kind, kiwi is wearing boots rather than standing on black forked feet.

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ccentuated by the reflective silver paint on his safety vest, this kiwi follows the iconic Rawry & Pohly style of flat, bold colours, variated

 

line weights, hard lines, and a superior understanding of shape.

 

The shared use of butter yellow between the hat and the beak creates a seamless accent for the top of the work. The embellishments of the hard hat function as eyebrows, creating the impression of a stern expression.

 

In deviation from the other works of this kind, kiwi is wearing boots rather than standing on black forked feet.

 

Overall, this piece feels more solid, weighty, and round than other kiwi’s, an effect to drive home the nature of Safety Kiwi’s intent.

Artist's Statement

I

have fond memories of my dad coming home in overalls with the reflective, safety tape on it.

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That was just another facet of our lives and that was okay.

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$37.00 USD

SAFETY KIWI

Duct Tape is always to code

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Kiwis