Salvador Dali said:
We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
It was at the end of a period of making abstract artworks that I was encourages to pursue figurative work. I was intrigued by the way birds put together nests that are strong but also fragile and vulnerable.
For me humanity contains elements of purity, vulnerability, strength and resilience...