Luke Kelly by Vera Klute

I finally went down to Sheriff St in Dublin to check out the controversial bust of Luke Kelly by Vera Klute.

Ok, so this 2m oversized head mightn’t be to everyone’s taste, but I love it Such an eye-catching piece - the ‘veins’ running through the marble, the 3000 strands of copper wire that make up his hair and beard. Most of the comments, though, have been about his look: Klute captured him with eyes closed and mouth open, mid-song, but it could just as easily be Luke having a particularly satisfying orgasm.

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