THE FORCE OF NATURE II, BRONZE, 120CM
We humans think of ourselves as supreme beings in absolute control of our destiny and our surroundings.
We live with a false sense of security, only to be awakened by Mother Nature’s fury.
After having seen the ravaged coast of Thailand and the hurricane that affected the southern States,
I decided to create a sculpture dedicated to Mother Nature.
This would be reminiscent of the early statues made as peace offerings to the gods in the hope of quenching their anger.
In essence, people are not very different today from the people who lived thousands of years ago.
We still devote ourselves to symbols in order to escape our destiny.
Material: Bronze and stainless steel
Edition of 8 + 3 artist’s proofs – 125 x 241 x 74 cm