VINS and Luke Chueh unite to present to you ” Face to Face”! Luke starting 2022 with his signature bear. Fans of Luke will know already that Lukes pieces always have a deeper meaning behind them and this Face to Face clearly has a message behind it, Luke gives us the insight that Face to Face is about acceptance and empathy and now VINS will be giving you a chance to own this future classic this week! Like we said last year when the 3D renders were teased HERE, It has been over two years since the last collaboration with Luke Chueh and VINS, with the wait? We think so. A much deeper meaning to this latest art collectable from the veteran of the scene, Luke. Powered by VINS, turning one of Lukes 2D art into this “Face to Face” art sculpture for VINS Gallery grand opening last year. We can interpret freely what Face to Face means personally, without saying a word we can enjoy the silhouette whilst wondering what Luke’s bear is thinking. Luke Chueh x VINS presents to you “Face to Face”.
For almost two decades, I’ve employed my characters as metaphors of myself. Whether it’s deep introspective epiphany, or playful pop culture analysis, these characters deftly explore different aspects of my life.
“Face to Face” is about acceptance and empathy. The use of black and white makes it easy to illustrate the opposing values of the white bear and the black bear head it’s holding. That their heads also mirror each other in shape and expression puts into question their existence as opposites, subliminally suggesting they come from the same place. Rather than reject each other, the sculpture communicates a sense of recognition and compassion.
The world we live in feels like it’s becoming increasingly more divided. Political and philosophical conflict tears apart friends and families. My hope is that we can all eventually all meet face to face and realize that despite our differences, there’s room for understanding and goodwill.
– Luke Chueh
Dimensions: Sculpture H28 * W11 * D15 cm(H11.0″ x W4.3″ x D5.9″) / Wood Box H39 * W21.8 * D25.5 cm(H15.4″ x W8.6″ x D10.0″)
Sculpture Weight: : 1.7kg ( 3.7lbs)
Shipping Weight: 4.2kg (9.3lbs) with collector’s box and shipping carton(44 * 27 * 32 cm)
Edition Size: 200 + 20APs
COAs:Signed by the artist and VINS Gallery
Release Date & Time
Los Angeles: Fri 1/14, 7am
New York: Fri 1/14, 10am
London: Fri 1/14, 3pm
Paris: Fri 1/14, 4pm
Taipei: Fri 1/14, 11pm
Tokyo: Sat 1/15, 12am
Price: $770 USD + shipping, Ships from Taiwan
Estimated shipping to US via FedEx is $190-265USD and to Europe is €180-460
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