zondag 7 januari 2018

Artwork

An artwork in Amsterdam with no name but popularly called the "Monkey table" made in 2005 by artist "Merijn Bolink" . A table where three mythical figures are pulled up.

The use of animals in visual art is an old fact. Usually they have a symbolic meaning.

For example a monkey symbolizes foolishness and vanity.

Acording to the artist these monkeys are an Estruscan spider monkey, an Amsterdam School macaque and a science fiction style gorilla.


18 opmerkingen:

  1. What an unusual work of art. It looks like they are waiting to be fed.

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  2. Reminded me of people playing chess at Dupont Circle in D.C. :-)

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  3. I just love this! I would be tempted to set up a dominoes game on the table.

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  4. Very different and interesting.
    I like it!
    : )

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  5. Oh now this made me smile Marianne 😊 very quirky and a touch whimsical too!

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  6. This is really very good, different and a little quirky.
    I like it!

    All the best Jan

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  7. Yes, one of the art pieces that make me take a second look. Your comments add to my appreciation.

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  8. The gorilla looks like he's out of the Planet of the Apes franchise.

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  9. I enjoy seeing street sculptures. This one makes me smile.

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  10. I'd rather not be their fourth for poker.

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  11. I see there waiting for someone to join them...I'm I right?
    Coffee is on

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  12. I don't like monkeys but I like the Monkey Table very much.

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