Bronze, 70 x 32 x 58 cm
USD 6,000 – 8,500
About the artwork
This charming sculpture by Thai Artist Naidee Changmoh depicts a bulbous figure doing a headstand on the ground. He has described the aim of his art to be imbuing a positive feel into his creations, exuding a sense of happiness, optimism and well-being, and the soothing smile that the figure has while performing this act reflects this as it imbues the work with warmth. Changmoh takes inspiration from his deeply felt Buddhist beliefs in his artistic process, and his whimsical style and works are beloved by people around the world.
About the artist
Naidee Changmoh was born in Phrae province, Thailand in 1969. He proceeded to study painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Chiangmai University, graduating in 1993. From there he began to learn techniques to make terracotta pottery at Maungkung Village, Amphur Hangdong in Chiengmai. In 1998, Naidee had his first solo exhibition "Terracotta Sculptures by Naidee Changmoh" at the Gaesorn Plaza in Bangkok. In 2006, he participated in the Clay Alchemy Exchange Artists Program between Thai artists and Australia artists in Melbourne, Australia. In 2009, his work was shown in The Ceramic Road of Southeast Asia at Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, in Taiwan. Naidee has created nine huts which function as an art living space - the Naidee Sculpture Huts for Pattravadi Theatre in Huahin - from the year 2008 until now.