Title: The Beefeater
Chamotte, 145x52x48 cm, 2008.

The size of the bottle, filled with the legendary Beefeater Gin, is shocking. The usual transparent glass of the bottle is replaced with chamotte. Instead of the red lid there are yellowish colors and an elegant bottle contour.


"The Beefeater", a sculpture made of chamotte, is one of the latest works by Yekaterina Yakovleva. This is an interesting combination of styles. The bullterrier is made in the author’s usual manner, bestiarity. From the other hand, a different-scale object was added to the sculpture – an obvious link to American pop art and, probably, a link to Andy Warhol and his famous tomato soup cans and the acid-colored Monroe portraits.