Itthi Khongkhakul's Works

 

Title:
Relationship
Year: 2003
Enlargement: 2004
Technique : Bronze
Edition: 1/1
Collection of Bangkok Sculpture Center :
Concept:

The sculptor transforms simple-shaped nails to a work of art. Two nails are used to symbolise the relationship of a couple. The head of the nails symbolise human thought and mind which need privacy and freedom. The straight part, lower from the head until the middle, signifies that, for a long-lasting love life, both need to be disciplined and comply with rules. The intertwining part is a knot or a problem, which arises when one breaks the rules, making it necessary for the other to compromise and forgive. The pointed sharp end of the nails show strong will and determination. If a couple can follow these principles, they will live a happy, peaceful and long-lasting love life.
The art piece uses Symbolism technique. Its horizontal positioning makes it unique, compared to other sculptures which usually stand vertically.


 

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