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The Unmentionable, 2018

Rhino: fibreglass rhino (fire retardant) with internal armature Finish: Paint and hand applied bespoke designed vinyl images
57 9/10 × 74 4/5 × 23 3/5 in
147 × 190 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
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Jake and Dinos Chapman are a duo of British artists whose shocking, collaborative projects …

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Jake & Dinos Chapman
British, 1966 and 1962
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Young British Artists Jake and Dinos Chapman create iconoclastic sculptures, prints, and installations that examine contemporary politics, religion, and morality with searing wit. They first gained recognition with their first solo installation, We Are Artists (1992), in which they stenciled an anti-aesthetic manifesto onto a mud-splattered wall at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London. From their etchings of Goya-esque piles of body parts to naked child mannequins whose facial features are replaced with genitalia, the Chapman brothers explore the poles of beauty and pain, humor and horror, the sublime and perverse, the diabolical and the infantile, in ways that shock and confront viewers with their own voyeurism.

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Jake and Dinos Chapman are a duo of British artists whose shocking, collaborative projects incorporate plastic or fiberglass models to depict gruesome scenes of Nazi soldiers, McDonald's characters, skeletons, dinosaurs, and other oddities.
"It is a very sad state of affairs that charities appeal to idiots …

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Jake & Dinos Chapman
British, 1966 and 1962
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Young British Artists Jake and Dinos Chapman create iconoclastic sculptures, prints, and installations that examine contemporary politics, religion, and morality with searing wit. They first gained recognition with their first solo installation, We Are Artists (1992), in which they stenciled an anti-aesthetic manifesto onto a mud-splattered wall at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London. From their etchings of Goya-esque piles of body parts to naked child mannequins whose facial features are replaced with genitalia, the Chapman brothers explore the poles of beauty and pain, humor and horror, the sublime and perverse, the diabolical and the infantile, in ways that shock and confront viewers with their own voyeurism.

The Unmentionable, 2018

Rhino: fibreglass rhino (fire retardant) with internal armature Finish: Paint and hand applied bespoke designed vinyl images
57 9/10 × 74 4/5 × 23 3/5 in
147 × 190 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
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