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Bronze crocodile on wooden globe 135 cm (53,15”) Base: 80x80x35 cm (31,5”x31,5”x13,8”). This bronze crocodile on globe represents humans identity in the makable world of 21st century. In this time of uncertainty with virtual and opaque powers, epidemics, inequality and living in a hurry; You have to to be a fighter without any fear. To survive, to live, to overrule. Humility and modesty don't pay anymore. 

So; at the same time, the turbulent time we live also offers chances for daredevils and risk-takers. We should use opportunities, rather than always let the red rage taking hold of You in the thick of battle.


PublisherMichel van den Born
FramedNot included
Certificate of authenticityIncluded

About the artist

Like every great artist, Michel has an unique vision. He did not choose to become an artist, he was born as one. His passion for sculpting and the creation of one of a kind pieces is innately. From a very young age, Michel proved his talent in creating with his hands. His great eye to attention and detail is impeccable. To perfect his skills, Michel decided to become a goldsmith which established a very strong foundation for his artistic career. He learned his trade in Schoonhoven and skilled in Amsterdam, Michel’s work quickly became recognized as controversial, iconic and bold with an element of gold. Each individual piece is painstakingly made and mostly commissioned by clients. He invites you to experience the unique pieces and feel his dedication.

Other work of Michel van den Born

Larger than life - Napoleon Bonaparte
Sculpture, 43x195x35 cm (w/h/d)
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