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Wuku 5 – Tolu

Title: Wuku 5 – Tolu
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.
Tolu: Presided by a god named Bayu, strong conviction, candid, tends to be arrogant. Able to please others, but dangerous if angry. Happiness found in old age. The sufferings experienced are caused by caring too much for others.

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