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Sculptural installations by Daniel Firman

Daniel Firman’s fascinating sculptural works of conceptually challenging and humorous installations are worth a closer look.  We examine his two elephant sculptures along with his recent works represented by the notorious Gallerie Perrotin:

 

Würsa 18,000 km above the Earth” 2006-2008
Elephant sculpture/taxidermy / Taxidermie d’éléphant
224 1/2 x 98 1/2 x 55 1/8 inches / 570 x 250 x 140 cm

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“Nasutamanus” 2012
Fiberglass, polymer / Fibre de verre, polymère
90 1/2 x 207 3/4 x 48 1/2 inches / 230 x 528 x 123 cm

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“Drone project” 2013
Guitars, discs, effect pedals, amplifiers / Guitares, disques, pédales d’effet, amplis
Variable size / Dimensions variables

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“Hortense” 2014
Resin / Résine
64 1/8 x 19 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches / 163 x 50 x 45 cm

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