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Author Topic: [WTS] Bronze Statue "SOVA - OWL- UHU" by Milan Lukáč - ~26BTC  (Read 1718 times)
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June 25, 2014, 08:27:33 AM

"SOVA - UHU - OWL" by Milan Lukáč

Measurements: 32x19x14cm

Estimated value: 26 BTC

This is your chance to own a true piece of Eastern European culture. While original sculptures by this artist are difficult to come by as it is, this bronze sculpture is one of only TWO ever made. The other is in private possession of the artist himself. No more can ever be made, as the original form does not exist anymore.

This owl, like most of the works of Lukáč, represents the struggle of people versus political oppression. It is an archetypal symbol of wisdom and knowledge.

Milan Lukáč (born 1962) is the sculptor of the Holocaust memorial on "Rybné námestie" in Bratislava, Slovakia. He has also sculpted the "Iron Curtain" monument close to Devin Castle, near Bratislava, which was unveiled by the Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II herself.

In 1995, Lukáč sculpted a bust of Pope John Paul II, which the Pope personally received during his 1995 visit to Slovakia.

Other well-known public works:

    1998 - Monument for political prisoners in Žilina, Slovakia

    2000 - "Der Punkt", Monumental sculpture in Donaustadt, Austria


    1985 Prize for the Young Sculpture, Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR

    1988 Prize "Martin Benka", SK

    1990 Prize "portrait Paul-Louis Weiller", Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR

    1992 Laureat d´Eurocreation, Niort, FR

    1993 Artist Studio, Kulturkontakt Vienna, AT

    1997 First Prize Holocaust monument, Bratislava, SK

    1998 Prize Itineraire, Salon Levallois, FR

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