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"Poperomia" (2012) is a stunning, tour-de force ceramic, gold leaf and colored wool yarn sculpture by one of the most exciting South-East Asian artists working today, Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch. Here the artist references both the famous gold and colorful coffin of King Tut as well as the gilt sculptures of Buddha in a singular and celebratory manner. This year, the artist is representing Thailand at the Thai Pavilion of The 55th Venice Biennale, Italy. This unqiue sculpture is presently on exhibition there and is the title image at the Pavilion. "Poperomia" is available to purchase now and will be available to deliver to the seller after the Biennale closes November 24th. 2013. This work is unique and in excellent condition and measures 17.72 x 53.15 x 13.98 inches (45 x 135 x 35 cm).

Notable exhibitions include:
"Illusion, Kulturhaus Dock 4 Kunstetage", Kassel, Germany. “Westerwaldpreis", Höhrgrenzhausen Germany.
"COMING CLOSER:" (travelling) Bangkok - Berlin - Stuttgart, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Berlin and Stuttgarter Rathaus, Stuttgart Germany
2009: “The Ceramic Road of Southeast Asia” Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan.
2012: “Oriental Ceramic Exhibition", South Korea.
2012: "Thai Transience ", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2013: Thai Pavilion. 55th Venice Biennale, Venice Italy.

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Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
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Provenance:
  • 2012: The Artist. 2013: Thai Pavillion, 55th Venice Biennale, Italy.
Exhibition:
2013: Thai Pavillion of the 55th Venice Biennale, Italy.
  • Ships From: Thailand
  • Shipping Dimensions: 17.72 x 53.15 x 13.98 in. (45.01 x 135 x 35.51 cm.)
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