The Streets are no Place for a Clown

The streets are no place for a clown but this clown is packed and ready to go. This one-of-a-kind mixed media sculpture is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face every time you see it. Trent Manning creates each piece in his Florida studio with found objects, clay, wood and whimsey.

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The Streets are no Place for a Clown by Trent Manning is a sad clown in search of a home. This unique mixed media sculpture was created from found objects, wood, clay and hand painted. This piece has a touch of darkness and whimsy and is guaranteed to enchant any art collection. Trent draws his inspiration from nostalgic memories and his relationship with his daughter. You will find Trent’s work in galleries and private collections around the world.

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Weight 10 lbs
Shipping Size 8.5 x 13 x 29 in
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Trent Manning

Artist Trent Manning is a disillusioned cynic, with an odd sense of humor, who still clings tightly to his inner child. Inspired by children’s toys, many of Trent Manning's mixed media pieces may seem innocent at first glance, but there is something offbeat, dark, humorous or macabre about each of his art pieces. It’s this balance of light and dark that have become a signature theme in much of Trent Manning's work. Using mismatched objects such as discarded pieces of metal, screws, wooden handles, old tools, and wire and them combining them with various mediums, such as woodworking, painting, and sculpting, Trent Manning is able to create a powerful piece of art with a sense of history usually lacking in modern modern artwork and materials. The following Trent Manning art pieces are currently for sale at the Silver Queen Fine Art gallery in downtown Park City, Utah.