24 Jun 2011

Harrier Hawks and Jaguars

The Duveen Galleries at Tate Britain were the incongrous back drop for these decommissioned fighter aircraft, transformed by artist Fiona Banner. I stumbled across the planes en route to the Rude Britannia exhibition. 
The shiny, mirrored surfaces reflect the audience.
The Jaguar lying belly up on the floor like a submissive animal
The suspended Sea Harrier transforms machine into captive bird