LOT #41 : Gillie and Marc Schattner : We Are One

Artist

Gillie and Marc Schattner

Title

We are one

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Rhino Sculpture Location

Golden Tree - corner George & Hay Streets

Rhino Inspiration

Nearly 700 rhinos have been killed in South Africa in 2013, making it the bloodiest year yet for rhino poaching. Now critically endangered, rhinos desperately need the active involvement of everyone to save their lives.

Artist statement

As husband and wife, Gillie and Marc collaborate to create art as one, applying the iconic imagery of the dog/human hybrid to celebrate the powerful spiritual relationship that exists between man and animal. Gillie and Marc reference their own remarkable love story in their works, perpetuating a pursuit of happiness and encouraging us to challenge the status quo and the perceived safety of societal convention.

20 years ago the artists married in the foothills of Nepal's Mt Everest, 15 days after having met in Hong Kong. They now live in Sydney with their 2 children and golden retriever Moby.

With a 15 year history of collaboration, Gillie and Marc's works have received acclaim worldwide and are held in collections both nationally and internationally.

Sculpture Details

Type : Large (adult)

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

Weight : Approximately 60Kg