Leon van den Eijkel — The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Cropped)
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Framed)
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Signature)
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Reverse)
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Additional 1)
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Additional 2)
  • The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai(Additional 3)

Lot 32180

LEON VAN DEN EIJKEL

Description

The Multi Colour Urban Bonsai

2010

Stainless steel internal construction with a non-corosive bearing system

200 x 15 x 15 cm

Price

NZD $9,500 Enquire

Lot Notes

ARTIST STATEMENT - URBAN BONSAI’S

As we seek to work with what nature has provided, rather than modifying our conditions to suit the trees we desire, Urban Bonsai’s become more obvious choices.

By using Urban Bonsai’s to create cool and restful colour schemes, the lack of the right climate is no longer an issue.

It is accepted that those bonsai trees often regarded as common are also successful within their environment and therefore generally easy to install - a very important fact as we take stock of how best to utilize the environment and climate.

The modern ‘architectural’ look, where Urban Bonsai’s are incorporated into the environment, makes a strong statement.

The distinctive nature of Urban Bonsai’s means they are unique - they are found nowhere else in the world.

By placing these rare bonsai trees in our environment, we contribute to their survival.

Through Urban Bonsai’s we celebrate the uniqueness of human technology.

Leon van den Eijkel, 2010.

 

Below is a video of the work installed at New Zealand Sculpture on the Shore and below that a video of Wellington Urban Forest installed on the Wellington waterfront.

 

Exhibited

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia. 29 October - 15 November 2009.

Sculpture On The Shore, Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve Devonport, Auckland. 4 - 14 November 2010.

Condition and Measurements

The sculpture is in good and working condition.

Delivery and installation is at the purchasers expense.

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More Information

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