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Wuku 26 – Wugu

Title: Wuku 26 – Wugu
Artist: Dadang Christanto
Year: 2012
Medium:
cast aluminium, enamel, gold leaf

Dimensions: 24x16x16cm
Price: $ 4,900
Inscriptions: title and artist signature on the base.


Notes: these works are hollow cast aluminium ‘tabletop’ sculptures with a solid base, weighing approximately 2kg each. There are 30 heads in the series, each wuku corresponding to a day of the Javanese Pawukon calendar and containing relevant traditional imagery.
Wugu:
Presided by a god named Singajalma, broadminded, resourceful, understanding. Well mannered, low profile and conscientious. Portrayed as the open sky, broadminded but not easily predicted.

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