He was stronger than he thought Sculpture by Gillie And Marc Schattner

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He was stronger than he thought

Gillie And Marc Schattner



Size: 17.7 W x 9.1 H x 5.1 in

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Sculpture: Ceramic, Paint on Ceramic.

He was stronger than he thought – (Candle/plant holder)

Modelled in memory of the beautiful Sudan, the last of the male White Rhinos who died in 2018, this ceramic sculpture serves as a reminder of what can be lost if we do not bring conservation issues to the forefront of our consciousness. Both practical and beautiful, this wonderful ceramic can be used as both a candle or a plant holder. Held on his back, this sculpture recognises the strength of this majestic Rhino, even with the heavy burden that he was plagued to carry, the burden of the extinction of his species. You can either light a candle in memory of Sudan, or watch your plants flourish off the strength of his back.

World Famous Contemporary Artists: Husband and wife team, Gillie and Marc, are New York and Sydney-based contemporary artists who collaborate to create artworks as one. Gillie and Marc first met in Hong Kong. On paper, their differences should have been incompatibilities, but their hearts said something else. Seven days later, they were married in the foothills of Mount Everest

Award Winning: Garnering almost 30 prestigious awards for their work over the last 20 years in the USA, Australia, France, UK and Italy, Gillie and Marc's work continues to be admired and valued across the globe… and maybe in your home, too!

Love The Last: Love The Last is a social movement driven by public art to raise awareness, funds and support for some of the world’s most endangered species. Monumental artists, Gillie and Marc, want to create art work all around the world that tell the stories of these endangered animals to drive positive change and ensure these animals don’t leave us forever. The full size outdoor sculpture of 'The Last Two' can be found at St Kilda Beach, Melbourne and depicts the last two Northern White Rhinos on the planet.

New York, Sydney, London Shanghai: As well as their original modern artworks, sculptures and wall art prints, Gillie and Marc have become loved for their famous public artwork. Examples can be seen in New York, London and Sydney!

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