James Jean

Descendent Verdigris

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James Jean – Descendent Verdigris
James Jean – Descendent Verdigris
James Jean – Descendent Verdigris

Thwarting notions of time and place, James Jean collapses eclectic, culture-crashing references into enthralling fantasy. The motif of a free-falling figure recurs throughout his oeuvre, speaking to the idea of floating in between — untethered to any particular place or reality.

Descendent Verdigris, a bronze edition of 50, extends this analogy. Each sculpture is finished with a painstakingly hand-applied recreation of the blue-green patina formed naturally on the surface of oxidised metals; an innovative, multifaceted finish that echoes the character’s own liminal condition.

Edition size
50 editions
Dimensions
33.5cm x 15.5cm x 15.5cm
Medium
Bronze sculpture
Finishing
The base of each sculpture is engraved with the edition number and artist’s signature.
Release date
September 23, 2021
Behind the scenes
James Jean – Descendent Verdigris BTS
James Jean – Descendent Verdigris BTS
James Jean – Descendent Verdigris BTS
More about James Jean

James Jean was born in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan, and moved to New Jersey, USA with his family at a young age. He now lives and works in Los Angeles.