The MP for Lichfield and Burntwood has been recreated in an unusual artwork.

Local artist and metal worker Keith Ashby used photographs of Michael Fabricant before developing a bust of the Conservative MP made from spoons, knives and forks, as well as a whisk, colander and cheese grater.

The bust of Michael Fabricant made from cutlery

Mr Fabricant said it was a real surprise to see the new creation.

“This is the most original work of art I have seen for a long time. I understand that local business Arthur Price were supplied some of the forks, spoons and knives, while friends provided other materials.

“Keith has an incredible talent and it was a lovely surprise to see this. 

“It came completely out of the blue and was like looking in the mirror – except I was made of spoons.”

Michael Fabricant MP


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9 replies on “Artist uses cutlery to create unusual bust of Lichfield and Burntwood MP”

  1. Support art. Support the artist even though the sculpture does look rather feminine. Nothing wrong with that I suppose. Must be the artist’s perception. Art is a subjective experience after all.

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