LOT #07 : Numskull : Keratin Collectibles
Numskull : Keratin Collectibles

Artist

Numskull

Title

Keratin Collectibles

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Rhino Sculpture Location:

Circular Quay - Jetty 6

Rhino Inspiration

Humans have a fascination with killing animals for their horns, especially rhino. Why people would kill such a majestic animal purely to keep their horn as a trophy both confuses and disgusts me. My painting is a reaction to this.

Artist statement

Numskull is an Australian based artist, working out of Sydney in a variety of fields and mediums including painting, sculpture, illustration and large scale murals.

Over the past 15 years, Numskull has been leaving his mark and creating public work wherever he travels. From the early part of his career, his education came from Graffiti and Street Art and he continues to practice in and out of these rebellious fields, whilst also focussing his energy on traditional gallery work. Having grown up in the sleepy Northern suburbs of Sydney, everything Numskull uses in his practice is self taught.

Now showing constantly in galleries, his painting style has evolved from simple street work to complex, technical and reactive mixed media paintings and sculpture. His unique imagery has become a collage of study focussing on colour hierarchy, typography, abstract heroism and idolism within modern contemporary culture.

He has shown in galleries, painted walls and sold paintings throughout the world in such places as London, New York, Tokyo, Paris, Singapore, Amsterdam, Hong Kong and all over Australia.

Sculpture Details

Type : Large (adult)

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

Weight : Approximately 60Kg