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    lot 630 — Stefan Rinck, Éléphant (2020)

sold in slot bearing bad conscience in auction Chapter 5
Concluded. 2021/9/18, 3 pm to 6 pm
auction finished. artworks are no longer visible for licensing reasons.

minimum price   2.000 €
price estimate   4.000 €
sale price   2.000 €

size   18 x 10 x 9 cm
edition   Unikat
signature   Signiert
technique   Gegrannter galsierter Ton

The clay turns into feathers, fur and scales that envelop fable beings created by Stefan Rinck. They have wise fangs and claws, reminding of monsters within the medieval tradition, which combine human and non human elements and appear rather cute then menacing.

These beasts, as if assembled from several animalic body parts, call on the viewer, to put the fragmented together into the whole in order to understand its meaning, to be able to “read” the monster. Because each of the monsters is a minute physiological study, setting forth some state of the soul and illustrating the combinations of passions which may co-exist in a single consciousness.

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