Bado Senshi

Julien Vermeulen
€30,000.00 Available

Inspired by samurai armor, this feather sculpture won the best creation award from the City of Paris.

Unique piece
Dimensions: W:60cm/23.62", D:45cm/17.71", H:135cm/53.14"
Materials: goose nashurias (shoulder feathers) and quills, pheasant feathers, red body feathers of golden pheasant, egret feathers…
French feather-work

BADO SENSHI, or "warrior bird", reinterprets the symbolism of the medieval Japanese era with this armor whose plumage presents itself as an ornamental object.

This art piece reveals the great technical skill and creativity of the artist who uses and transforms a wide variety of feathers: goose nashurias (shoulder feathers) and quills, pheasant feathers, red body feathers of golden pheasant, egret feathers... They are inserted in a silicone and aluminum base to create this impressive bird warrior.

The metal base blends into feathers and then feathers turn into armor. The feathers transform themselves now into metallic scales, now into mysterious lusters, constantly changing to offer still greater surprises.

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