Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy, ‘Shoki’, 2020, Sculpture, Iroquois aircraft panel, acrylic gouache, polyester cord, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
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Shoki, 2020

Iroquois aircraft panel, acrylic gouache, polyester cord
51 1/5 × 57 1/10 × 3 9/10 in
130 × 145 × 10 cm
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Sydney
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Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Sydney

Traditionally regarded as a vanquisher of ghosts and evil beings and reputedly able to command …

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Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy
Australian, 1974 and 1971
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Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy construct large assemblages from household furniture, industrial debris, and everyday consumables. In Par Avion (2011) they deconstructed a Cessna airplane into 70 pieces and mailed it from Rome to San Francisco, where they then reassembled it. “The wreckage of the plane that no longer has the capability of flying will be given new means of movement,” the artists said. They use their work to illustrate the possibilities of reuse and recycling in a hyper-commercial world cluttered with unused objects and waste.

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Traditionally regarded as a vanquisher of ghosts and evil beings and reputedly able to command 80,000 demons, his image is often painted on household gates as a guardian spirit as well as in places of business where high-value goods are involved. Shoki is usually shown in humorous situations, often the victim of Oni …

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Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy
Australian, 1974 and 1971
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Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy construct large assemblages from household furniture, industrial debris, and everyday consumables. In Par Avion (2011) they deconstructed a Cessna airplane into 70 pieces and mailed it from Rome to San Francisco, where they then reassembled it. “The wreckage of the plane that no longer has the capability of flying will be given new means of movement,” the artists said. They use their work to illustrate the possibilities of reuse and recycling in a hyper-commercial world cluttered with unused objects and waste.

Shoki, 2020

Iroquois aircraft panel, acrylic gouache, polyester cord
51 1/5 × 57 1/10 × 3 9/10 in
130 × 145 × 10 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Sydney
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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