Domestic Clown 2
This photograph depicts a clown lifting weights, redeploying the archetypal figure in a common social setting. This image, part of a series, charts the political possibilities of excess and failure. Sandler’s current multi-media practice examines the relationship between desire, acts of identification and meaning.
Robert Sandler's practice frequently deconstructs meaning by frustrating the viewer’s desire. He playfully explores our collective fantasies in images that reference popular culture and parody domestic life. Spanning across multiple media and a range of styles, Sandler’s work charts the political possibilities of excess and failure.