Christopher Langton

Christopher Langton is a pop sculptor and installation artist who creates gigantic plastic blow-up ‘toys’ of frightening proportions.

Curator Mark Feary comments: Langton’s work makes you feel good, but only sort of. Indeed there is something ominous about these sculptures despite their bright colours, smiling faces and fun media.  They blend the playful naivety of Betty Boop and Astro Boy with the more knowing aesthetic palette of Roy Lichtenstein.  Langton breathes plastic life into bobbing and bopping figures like a Geppeto gone mad.  Dazzling wall works (popoptic bubbles) are swoon material – Highly toxic in nature and highly toxic in effect.

Acclaimed for his large scale installations, Christopher Langton has exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas.

Click to download the 2019 Colony exhibition essay by Sophie Knezic, or the media release.

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I love you too Jen 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
2 parts: 120 x 120 x 25 cm and 114 x 66 x 12 cm
I love you Brad 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
2 parts: 120 x 120 x 25 cm and 114 x 66 x 12 cm
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Dolly 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
146 x 133 x 145 cm
Built for Comfort 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
152 x 102 x 198 cm
Give the Dog a Bone 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
170 x 110 x 144 cm
Eye-Sore 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
Hubba hubba grey 2003
Polyurethane and pigment on PVC
Sunflower 1996
PVC, steel, electric motor
242 x 126 x 54 cm (each)
Sugar the pill 1995
Polyurethane inflatables
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