Dylan Shields' Cardboard Figures
'Dylan Shields was born in Brighton UK. He travelled extensively, working, absorbing other people and cultures, before returning to the UK to study Fine Art at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Dylan is an artist predominantly focused on sculpture, investigating the relationship between traditional, narrative painting and contemporary materials. He explores the relationship between art history and its context in modern society, highlighting the forgotten narratives of old masters. He uses re-cycled cardboard and parcel tape to produce work that is at once familiar but dramatised by its original use of form and perspective.'