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               dready art ‘small axe’ – original commission – 30×30 as part of a triptych

from I got the commission and knew there was to be sports in it I knew that one of the sports would be cricket …

so the theme, as I said was set by the previous image; male, female, fun, animals, hidden things … and I liked this idea of ‘small axe’, because here’s this small boy, probably getting a cricket lesson, using his bat like a sword …

small axe is a song written by Bob Marley and the Wailers and it is in essence about iniquity but also about the power of the small man, in this case this small boy, who will grow to be a man …

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Dready art is a 100% caribbean product: it was imagined here, designed here, tested here – in barbados, bvi, cayman, grenada and jamaica – we live here and are from here, our children were born here, I draw it here (mostly, cause sometimes I draw it when I’m traveling!). So despite what has become the kind of global reach of dready art we try to think of ourselves as a little caribbean company just doing our thing.

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