Sculpture – Artist Addé – The Cinnabar Fields
Although belonging to the Chinese culture, the cinnabar fields defines the field of sexuality both for symbolic and magic reasons.
They are, in fact, naming the mercury ore, regarded everywhere in the world as a strong mystery and a marvel of nature.
The mercury ore is found in deep red colour, considered as the colour of life itself, in connection with blood, the most dramatic fluid.
Then, mercury itself, the liquid metal is the source of many interrogations and wonders.
This colourful sculpture celebrates the many questions both, the ore, and the metal, have been surging since the origins of its discovery, until science could clarify the matter. As one of the strongest mysteries and and all time subject of both delight and fear, let us celebrate mercury!
All cultures, all civilisations have been, and still are, confronted with the endless mysteries of nature. Original sculpture with certificate.
- Material: mixed media.
- Weight 1,560 kg / 2,204 pounds
- Height 23 cm / 9,05inches
- Length 19 cm / 7,48 inches
- Width 13 cm / 5,11 inches
The mercury ore, as a strange stone, has not only been a complete mystery before science could explain it, but a source of magic, fear, and alchemy attemps to crack its secrets. This dark yet colorful sculpture depicts, all in all, the reality of cinnabar, its strangeness, and its fascinating power.