Art

For Sculptor Mustafa Ali Clayton, It's All In Your Head

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Mustafa Clayton in his studio. Photography by Hasef.

Mustafa Ali Clayton, the multidisciplinary artist known for his mirrored, caricaturized ceramic busts and the wooden assemblage plinths on which he displays them, reframes figurative traditions through his soft defiance of the legacy of classical portraiture.  “The head is the most identifiable [body part] and has the most expression,"Clayton says of his signature busts. 

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