Patricia Piccinini
Trident
2007

Price Upon Request

About

Medium: fiberglass, auto paint, leather, steel

Trident is from a series of “baby motorcycle”
sculptures Piccinini refers to as “pups.” Though it may
appear to be factory made, it has been painted by
hand and is unique, referring to the singular nature of
living things.

By equating machines to animals, Piccinini points out
the plausibility of technology that will be selfperpetuating
and self-directing. Artificial intelligence
is something that frightens many people. Because this
piece is “cute,” does it make the idea of A.I. more
palatable?

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    15.75 in. H x 43.25 in. W x 19.75 in. D
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU601011733
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2011

Typical response time: 1 - 2 Days

Located in San Francisco, CA

Associations:
  • Art Dealers Association of America

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