Jocks in Socks


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01603 784 000

Measurements: 13 x 33 cm

Medium: Terracotta

Jocks in Socks is a hand-made terracotta urn by Mark Mann. Mark draws inspiration from ancient Greek aesthetics. This playful artwork depicts a contemporary interpretation of the iconic urns from the classical era. The athletes which surround the surface are shown wearing capes, jewellery and modern sports socks. Mark uses humour to incorporate queer histories within contemporary culture.

Norwich based artist Mark Mann is the designer behind In-Decent Interiors. Mark Mann creates statement ceramics, prints, wall coverings and upholstery fabrics which fuse art, craftsmanship and luxury to create interiors which tell stories. Mark was the winner of Gallery in the Lanes’ Emerging Artist award as part of Norwich Castle Museum and Gallery’s Inheritance exhibition.

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