STEPHEN CAWSTON (British Artist, b. 23 January 1979 in Essex)
This golden sculpture is made of a real Thoroughbred Race Horse and Human Skeleton covered in 24 carat gold and comes with a full Cites Licence.
Size: 240 x 200 x 50 cm (length, high, wide)
(94,5 x 78,7 x 19,7 in)
(Please refer to department for Condition report)
- directly from the artist, London
Stephen Cawston’s work has been presented in major international art fairs like Context Miami, St Tropez, Genève, Gstaad and London’s Bond Street.
Galleries: London Mayfair (UK), Bel-Air Fine Art in Crans-Montana (CH), Geneva (CH), Gstaad (CH), Lausanne (CH), Saint-Moritz (CH), Verbier (CH), Knokke - Le Zoute (B), Aix-En-Provence (F), Cannes (F), Courchevel (F), Bel-Air Fine Art Honfleur (F), Le Village Royal, Paris (F), Rivoli, Paris (F), Place Des Voges, Paris (F), Le Royal Monceau-Raffles, Paris (F), Megève (F), St. Tropez (F), Venice-San Marco (I), Venice-Dorsoduro (I), Forte Dei Marmi (I), Monte-Carlo, Marina De Cascais (P), Miami - Design District (USA), Beirut - Trade Shows and many others...
- Stephen Cawston is a British artist who is internationally known for his Contemporary Pop Art. He is collected by exclusive worldwide clientele, which included Royalty, Hollywood Stars and Music Royalty. Eight years ago he started putting together and idea that had come to him many years before, it has taken many years to source materials and work out the engineering needed to create these extraordinary magnificent unique sculptures, titled ‘The Value of Life in Gold’.
To be able to create these unique creations Stephen took the huge decision to close his Knightsbridge gallery and move to a remote location with no outside influences to totally immerse himself in his creation. Like all great artist before him.
Working with all due respect to the Humans and other animal species involved, Stephen reanimated the skeletons. Unlike in museums, where skeletons are held together with wires and frames, Stephens sculptures have none. In museums the skeletons look nothing other than dry bones, Stephens sculptures are ‘Alive’ brought back to life somehow and you cannot help yourself but interact with these stunning works of contemporary art. All Cites Licences are in place.
Once Stephen has created the form he wants with each piece, he then covers the piece in Pure 24 Carat Gold. The Art Work provided with a Micro Chip, to get his own Avant Garde signature…
- No Artist’s Resale Rights apply to this lot.
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Time and place for the action Contemporary Art Auction at Hessink's
Lichtmisweg 51, 8035 PL Zwolle
18 December 2021
Hessink's is proud to announce a new collaboration with the world renowned contemporary sculptural artist Stephen Cawston. Stephen is seen as one of the top sculptural artist alive today, his unique contemporary golden skeletons can be found in important art collections the world over, a true and real art investment. These magnificent sculptures, together with a large and impressive work of art made by the famous Damien Hirst, will be offered at auction.
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