A Bright Spark

Size - 53cm x 53cm - Mixed Media - Light Bulb, Carved Plaster figure, 0.6 carat diamond and paint. Co signed by Pele.

On 23rd October 1940 Pele was born.  He was actually Christened Edson by his parents, after the inventor of the Light bulb ; Thomas Edison.

As Pele grew up his father taught him to play football and spoke of treating the Ball as if it were a Gem to be respected,  hence the diamond as the ball.

Since his birth Pele has gone on to shine a bright light of inspiration on the world,  proving that with hard work and perseverance anything is possible.

“Pele was one of the few who contradicted my theory: instead of 15 minutes of fame, he will have 15 centuries.”
Andy Warhol