Jelly Baby Family

Mauro Perucchetti

2010
Pigmented urethane resin and painted fibreglass on granite base
Father: 320 cm high; Mother: 260 cm high; Young adult 1: 190 cm high; Young adult 2: 170 cm high; Child: 120 cm high; Twins: 90 cm high
Marble Arch, London
About

Perucchetti explains: ‘Twelve years ago I created a body of work inspired by the dilemma between cloning and religion, and cloning and medical ethics. I decided to use the jelly baby as an impersonation of cloned mankind. I was trying to capture the ambiguity that could be present in a cloned being. On first glance they seem very sweet, but from certain angles they can look slightly sinister, especially on a large scale.

‘In the current version – Jelly Baby Family (2010) – they could easily embody the unity of family and the multicultural aspect of modern society.’
In December 2010, Jelly Baby Family was placed at Marble Arch, opposite Speaker’s Corner, by Halcyon Gallery in association with Westminster Council. The monumental seven-figure sculpture formed part of the council’s City of Sculpture Festival, temporarily exhibiting 60 pieces of art donated by galleries and artists in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics, and was included in Halcyon Gallery’s central London sculpture trail.

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Gallery Details

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Selected Works

Modern Heroes

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Bianco P. Marble

Michelangelo 2020

Mauro Perucchetti

Bianco P. Marble

Jelly Baby Family

Mauro Perucchetti

Pigmented urethane resin on granite base