Sock Monkey

Sock Monkey

Toy-24” x 30”
Graphite on Vellum

Often the children and their skeletons are joined by a toy and it’s skeleton. The toy and the child have similarities. Is the Sock Monkey a Monkey, or has it turned into something else? When we turn it into a toy does part of what it “is” remain? The parts we manage to change, do they change as intended or do whole new evolutions begin somewhere between the intent and reality?