Apocalyptic World (Study #4) – Stephan Lupino

Apocalyptic World (Study #1)

From the Apocalyptic World Series, this piece portrays a more sophisticated, urbane approach to doomsday and echoes common themes of the female form and nature in bloom. This study portrays an acceptance of fate and an indeterminate destiny.



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From the Apocalyptic World Series, this is Study #4. Created over the summer in 2017 in his studio in Zagreb, this is an extraordinary piece carved to show the beauty of the female form in a single piece of wood in earthy green. Lupino plays with the medium extending the head into a blooming flower. We all must face death even if some of us are still in the prime of life. The colourful patinated detail suggests a formal gown. Unlike other studies, this form is neither cowed or defiant but has an urbane sophistication in her preparation for doomsday.