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satomi.n, serie battle royale of 4 school girtls

Hiro Ando
54,000 EUR (€)
2015
Sculptures and Ceramics
Stainless Steel Polished
160 x 90 x 60 cm
The artwork is dated, signed and numbered base of the sculpture...../8 The artwork come accompanied with an original Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Studio of the Artist: CrazyNoodles and signed by the Artist
Edition of 8
Mint condition
Available For Sale
@galeriejacobpaulett @hiroandoofficial @studiocrazynoodles; This artwork come directly from the artist's studio 'StudioCrazyNoodles
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@galeriejacobpaulett @hiroandoofficial @studiocrazynoodles; This rare and important sculpture in the round is by famous Japanese Pop artist Hiro Ando. From an edition of just 8 , this stunning work depicts Ando's famous 'Schoolgirl' whose surface is totally polished playing with ideas of luxury, status, tradition, kitsch, and high versus low art in a fresh and exciting manner
Before The Hunger Games, there was Batoru Rowaiaru (Battle Royale), the groundbreaking Japanese novel written by Koushun Takami. Published in 1999, the futuristic horror story tells of an authoritarian government that forces junior high students to fight to the death. The novel was quite controversial for its brutal themes and depictions of violence, not to mention Takami's vivid imagining of the Japanese government as a police state with a sadistic streak. Perhaps not surprisingly, the novel was also hugely popular: It was quickly turned into a manga series and a feature film. It's no wonder, then, that Battle Royale served as a galvanizing force for Hiro Ando, a Japanese artist frequently inspired by pop culture, manga, and the streets of Tokyo.; Rendered in gleaming stainless steel, the quartet of sculptures in his "School Girls" series depicts four characters from Takami's bestseller. According to the book, Yuki U, Chisato M, Haruka T, and Satomi N are just a few of the 42 young students obligated to battle each other to the death on a remote island over the course of three days. There's only one winner (i.e., survivor) in this dark fable and...well, let's not spoil it here. Regardless, the girls' stories intertwine: They're allies, then co-conspirators, then, inevitably, they consider turning on one other.; Ando's Battle Royale characters have an entirely different look. There's something delicate and feminine about these innocent children forced into bloody battle. They're regal, heroic, and deadly. And it's not just Ando's choice of material—the elegant, carefully polished stainless steel. There's dignity and grace to the girls and their poses, their calm expressions, the way they bravely brandish their swords in the face of death; Shipped from France serie battle royale of 4 school girtls

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With a practice spanning across several mediums, Hiro Ando is widely known for his sculptural work that merges Japanese tradition ....Read More

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