• Copper Animal Sculptures by Artist Wang Ruilin Are Embedded with Nature's Sublime Elements

    4 monthes ago - By Colossal

    “66°​​​​​​​ N” (2020), copper and paint.. All images © Wang Ruilin
    Artist Wang Ruilin visualizes nature's interconnectivity by literally imprinting a rocky terrain or ice cap onto the bodies of wild animals. His recent copper-and-paint sculptures include a panda with a black back stripe and limbs that are covered in a mountainous ridge and a white blanket of clouds. Similarly, the waters of the Arctic Circle wrap around a polar bear's lower back and hind legs, contrasting its otherwise smooth fur. Often positioned in states of repose, the creatures are evoking Earth's most sublime features...
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