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Eulogy, 2011

Silicone, fibreglass, human hair, clothing
43 3/10 × 25 3/5 × 23 3/5 in
110 × 65 × 60 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Berlin
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A3 Arndt Art Agency
Berlin
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"Mostly in my work I try to imagine what could be or might be, but isn‘t. In doing …

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"Mostly in my work I try to imagine what could be or might be, but isn‘t. In doing this I am often struck by how restrained my own inventions are, when compared to the truly bizarre creatures that actually do exist. Within nature there are beings so strange that they would be difficult to accept if …

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Patricia Piccinini
Australian, b. 1965
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Sierra Leone-born Australian artist Patricia Piccinini is known for her transgenic menagerie of disturbing, hyperrealistic creatures. Constructed from silicone and fiberglass, these hybrid sculptures investigate the potential rise of new and troubling developments through the advance of biotechnology and genetic manipulation, as in The Young Family (2002–03), a grotesque, wrinkly human-sow and her suckling offspring, made of silicone, acrylic, and materials like human hair and leather. Other figurative schemes include unexpected animal/human pairings, like Balasana (2009), a child with a marsupial on her back, and beast-machine hybrids that suggest animalized Vespas.

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A3 Arndt Art Agency
Berlin
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Description:
"Mostly in my work I try to imagine what could be or might be, but isn‘t. In doing …

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Description:
"Mostly in my work I try to imagine what could be or might be, but isn‘t. In doing this I am often struck by how restrained my own inventions are, when compared to the truly bizarre creatures that actually do exist. Within nature there are beings so strange that they would be difficult to accept if …

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Courtesy: the Artist
Patricia Piccinini
Australian, b. 1965
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Sierra Leone-born Australian artist Patricia Piccinini is known for her transgenic menagerie of disturbing, hyperrealistic creatures. Constructed from silicone and fiberglass, these hybrid sculptures investigate the potential rise of new and troubling developments through the advance of biotechnology and genetic manipulation, as in The Young Family (2002–03), a grotesque, wrinkly human-sow and her suckling offspring, made of silicone, acrylic, and materials like human hair and leather. Other figurative schemes include unexpected animal/human pairings, like Balasana (2009), a child with a marsupial on her back, and beast-machine hybrids that suggest animalized Vespas.

Eulogy, 2011

Silicone, fibreglass, human hair, clothing
43 3/10 × 25 3/5 × 23 3/5 in
110 × 65 × 60 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Berlin
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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