Red Cooper King Kong Rhino | 紫銅金鋼犀牛

語音導覽 紫銅 Red Cooper 880 x 220 x 458cm


《Red copper King Kong Rhino》, symbolized lucky and kindness monster qí lín and rhino as the base been given Futurism and Postmodernism thoughts. The artist uses the contemporary mode like metal and rivet, hard edge structure and modern armor to represent the ancient Chinese theme of the process of the rhino being manipulated, written, and signified to elaborate the unique style. Restrainedly expound the core spirit of eastern philosophizing, making rhino as the subject to declare nowadays issue and thoughts.

The artist adapts an embossment effect and makes “The Impregnable Rhino” a vivid relief on the steel board. The head of the rhino has been symmetrically divided into half. Steel, which symbolizes industrial civilization and has stainlessness feature, has been used to give the sculpture a mirror surface a special ability to reflect its surrounding. It is more visually appealing and has become part of the natural environment. Embossing technique enables the artist to make art works that are no longer 2-dimensional. This multifaceted characteristic is superimposed on the grandiose rhino design and together builds a unique watching experience for viewers. “The Impregnable Rhino” has strong line quality and steady structure. It highly represents Li-Jen’s macro and determined aesthetic preference.