Icarus, 1995 – Sculpture

Series nameSelected Slides

This 3×2 foot sculpture depicting Icarus, is made of chestnut. Within the context of the Icarus myth, Lamba’s sculpture illustrates that failure, no matter how tragic or noble the cause, is rarely understood, and is instead often mocked.

Date of Creation / Publication1995
CreatorLamba, Juginder
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberJuginder Lamba Collection (GB 2661 JL)
Catalogue NumberJL/SLD/14
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals belong to Juginder Lamba
Series notesThis grouping features twenty-three individually selected slides depicting Juginder Lamba
Collection notesJuginder Lamba was born in Nairobi in January 1948.