LOT #25 : Kevin Connor and Paul Connor : People takeover the Wild Rhino
Kevin Connor and Paul Connor : People takeover the Wild Rhino

Artist

Kevin Connor and Paul Connor

Title

People takeover the Wild Rhino

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Sydney Opera House

Rhino Sculpture Location

Sydney Opera House

Rhino Inspiration

Our rhino could signify the impact humanity at large has had on its species, or it could be that it has merely evolved a new camouflage (and shadow) to better survive our world. I think in reality we both found an unusual blank canvas on which to have some fun!

Artist statement

Kevin Connor (born 1932), Artist
Two time Winner of the Archibald Prize,and has been selected 26 times.
Two time Winner of the Sulman Prize
Two time Winner Dobell Prize for Drawing
He has had 61 solo exhibitions and is represented in most major public collections in Australia.

Paul Connor (born 1962), Architect and Artist
Founding director of The NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize
Board of Trustees The Australian Museum
Many solo exhibitions of en plein air painting and digital drawings
His residential architecture is widely published.

Sculpture Details

Type : Large (adult)

Measurements : 1340mm (h) x 2250mm (l) x 800mm (w)

Weight : Approximately 60Kg