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A chromatic metal work for Frieze

Colourising a Lupine Tower sculpture

It was precisely the observation of colours the moment that Quinze's wildflower garden started to show the first signs of impermanence in autumn that led to the creation of this Lupine Tower. Lupine flowers exchange their petals for small bells of seeds and turn slightly yellowish brown. The beauty of decay has been admired and studied for centuries in Japan. With an emotion of gentle sadness, they embrace the beauty that nature radiates during decay. They called it 'Mono No Aware'.

At a private collector's residence

Strelitzia installation video

Arne Quinze's team at work: after carefully engineering the painted artwork, installation took...

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From sketch to sculpture

Strelitzia step by step

Strelitzia flowers stand out in both expressive form ànd expressive colour. Having such a spiky...

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A chromatic metal work for Frieze

Colourising a Lupine Tower sculpture — Part 2

"I approach the painting of my sculptures in the same way as I paint my canvases. It’s an ongoing...

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