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Nick Gentry

Nick Gentry 尼克・根特利 | Jae Jae

Nick Gentry

Nick Gentry

Nick Gentry 尼克・根特利 | Jae Jae

Nick Gentry 尼克・根特利 | Jae Jae

Nick Gentry

b.1980

Jae Jae


crushed compact disks, oil paint, graphite, mica and resin on rusted steel panel

92 by 112 by 4 cm

2018

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尼克・根特利 

b. 1980

Jae Jae


CD光碟碎片、油彩、石墨、雲母粉、樹脂及鏽色鋼板

92 x 112 x 4 公分

2018年作

This work is in good overall condition as viewed. Kindly note that this condition report and photos has been provided by WWF Singapore team.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

CONCEPT OF ARTWORK

The inspiration for this piece came as I was working on a WWF project, 3890 Tigers. We visited London Zoo, where I encountered this beautiful Sumatran Tiger called Jae Jae. As I watched him, he locked eyes with me unexpectedly and paused. Time stood still and it gave me this unique sense of something quite primal and ancient. As if I had accessed a sacred part of our shared animal roots fostering an inherent deep respect and admiration for these creatures.


ABOUT NICK GENTRY (UK)

Gentry is a graduate of Central St Martins, London, and has exhibited internationally. Growing up with floppy disks, VHS tapes, polaroids and cassettes, he is inspired by the impact of internet culture. Drawing on recycled technological relics, Gentry creates a conversation between digital and analogue processes. Obsolete data formats are combined to form new identities, with a unique blend of personal information locked within.