Title: Wuku 7 – Warigalit
Artist: Dadang Christanto
Medium: cast aluminium, enamel, gold leaf
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.
Warigalit: Presided by a god named Asmara. Good looking and praised in meetings. Tends to or likes to marry often, jealous, unpredictable character and does not like to socialise. Fine looking and popular because of their looks.