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Harlequin by Robyn Henchel. I made a series of these from wood that were inspired by the costume and characters I saw in a Cirque Du Soleil performance.

Harlequin by Robyn Henchel. I made a series of these from wood that were inspired by the costume and characters I saw in a Cirque Du Soleil performance.

Pierrot, a character played by French troupe and thought to have originated in Italy as far back as 1600 by a family of entertainers, has been the ultimate entertainer and fantasy character over the centuries spawning a global obsession with clowns. This image is evokative and the single tear emphasising the dark nature of mime, conveying a message without words. This artist has been made up beautifully and reminds me of how art and couture go hand in hand! x

Pierrot, a character played by French troupe and thought to have originated in Italy as far back as 1600 by a family of entertainers, has been the ultimate entertainer and fantasy character over the centuries spawning a global obsession with clowns.