The Art Critic, by Philippe Faraut (2008)
It would be hard to imagine two sculptures farther apart than de Weldon’s Iwo Jima — a monumental, public tribute to the American will to victory in the Second World War, created in bronze and based on a Pulitzer Prize winning photograph of the event — and Faraut’s The Art Critic: a small, private satirical sketch of an art critic’s petty arrogance, crafted in clay. Like some of Daumier’s satirical sculptures, The Art Critic tells us the story, not (necessarily) of a particular critic, but of a type.
A pair of satirical sculptures by Daumier
Video of Philippe Faraut sculpting The Art Critic