Ahead of its appearance at Walsall New Art Gallery in September, Birmingham’s reconstructed Rock Drill has been, erm, deconstructed.
See how that took place here:
Jacob Epstein on Rock Drill: “I made and mounted a machine-like robot, visored, menacing, and carrying within itself its progeny, protectively ensconced. Here is the armed, sinister figure of today and tomorrow. No humanity, only the terrible Frankenstein’s monster we have made ourselves into…”