306 Views
2

VIEW IN MY ROOM

Aleppo Sculpture

Nikos Mantziaris

Denmark

Sculpture, Metal on Paper

Size: 88.6 W x 78.7 H x 17.7 D in

Ships in a Crate

info-circle
This artwork is not for sale.
Primary imagePrimary imagePrimary imagePrimary imagePrimary image Trustpilot Score
306 Views
2

Artist Recognition

link - Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Showed at the The Other Art Fair

link - Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured in a collection

About The Artwork

Explanation: This piece is a architectural maquette of the city Aleppo in Syria, which is currently destroyed from civil war. It is a reproduction of a drone view of the streets in the center of the city , made according to a real picture of Aleppo. The construction contains cars, buildings , soldiers, dead bodies etc. Streets are filled with red wax which represents blood. It has many fine details when seen from close distance Few words: How much more violence can men give birth to? How much more pain can humans cause? With how much more blood can streets be filled? This piece is a drone view of Aleppo. I guess if God was out there watching us from above this would be the view of his terror child and what his creation is capable of doing. Technical specifications: Title: Aleppo Dimensions: 225cm x 118cm x 19cm and dimensions of metal base: 179cm x 160cm x 44cm Weight: 110kg plus 32kg metal supporting base. Approx 142kg total Year of creation: 2017 Main materials that constitute this piece: pine wood, iron, crystal glass, wax, foam paper, plastic , acrylic paints and acrylic spray The title labels on the artwork and the corresponding certification box are lead casted and embedded in liquid glass. The frame is made from Swiss pine and crystal glass protection. The handle of certification box is made from dental alloy casting and a real human wisdom tooth (extracted for orthodontic reasons and autoclave sterilized after) All other teeth structures on certification box are made from artificial teeth on dental alloy castings Custom handmade leather and cork cases for authentication documents The signature label on the artwork is a lead inlay in wood and the one on the certification box is a dental amalgam inlay in wood Certification documents are printed out in Hahnemühle fine art paper 100% cotton 310gsm and wax sealed.

Details & Dimensions

Multi-paneled Sculpture:Metal on Paper

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:88.6 W x 78.7 H x 17.7 D in

Number of Pieces:2

Shipping & Returns

Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.

ARTIST STATEMENT: When I begin a new work of art, I am at peace. My ideas are not so much premeditated but rather led within each moment. I will think on a subject that is important to me for some time but it is within the moment of creation that the idea truly unfolds into something bigger. As a commentary on critical social issues, my work is intended to invoke conversation and a deeper exploration of their very existence and their ongoing effects on the world around us. These topics may include mental health, warfare, food & health, immigration, drug addiction or environmental destruction. I may also reflect on topics such as love, music and the struggles of life and transitions. My work examines the intricate details of each issue and the cyclical, hypocritical nature of our society at large. Each piece is very specific and has an expanded meaning and a deeper message. Every detail you see adds to that overall message. My belief is that you can like something that looks beautiful but you can only love something that means something deeper to you and emotionally touches you. It is at this moment when the artist and the viewer can walk through the same thought patterns. When I am deciding on a piece and the materials to use, it is serendipitous and is connected only to the moment of creation. I believe that each technique and each material has a right place and a right time and each one becomes the bridge that allows me to express my thoughts in a unique and creative way.

Artist Recognition

Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in London

Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection

Thousands Of Five-Star Reviews

We deliver world-class customer service to all of our art buyers.

globe

Global Selection

Explore an unparalleled artwork selection by artists from around the world.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our 14-day satisfaction guarantee allows you to buy with confidence.

Support An Artist With Every Purchase

We pay our artists more on every sale than other galleries.

Need More Help?

Enjoy Complimentary Art Advisory Contact Customer Support