Red Cooper King Kong Rhino | 紫銅金鋼犀牛

語音導覽 紫銅 Red Cooper 880 x 220 x 458cm

  紫銅金鋼犀牛,它以象徵嘉瑞之兆的仁獸麒麟和犀牛作為造形基礎,富涵未來主義的思緒和後現代主義的奇想,用最為當代的語言表現中國傳統古老題材;透過「金屬鉚釘」、「硬邊結構」、「現代鎧甲」等三種犀牛被操控、被書寫、被符號化的過程中,生成足以貫穿並重新舖陳的獨創風格,內斂地訴說著東方哲思的核心精神,實踐以犀牛作為陳述當代議題的思考與關注。

《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.